My Steelers Post-Draft Thoughts

Ever year when the draft ends I can always count on people asking me right away to grade the Pittsburgh Steelers selections. I don’t usually like to do that for several reason with one of them being that I want to do more research on the players drafted to find…


Steelers Double Down On Cornerbacks With Ball Skills

While there were several intriguing options for the Pittsburgh Steelers to go with their first pick in the third day of the 2015 NFL Draft, they ended up doing what most believed that they would, or at least should, doubling down on cornerbacks with Doran Grant. That selection marked the…

AFC North

AFC North Dominates Tight End Position In 2015 Draft

As we found out on Friday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were hoping to address their tight end situation in the second round of the draft, targeting Maxx Williams, the consensus top player at his position, but the Baltimore Ravens traded up one spot ahead of the Steelers to draft him. At…


Steelers 2015 Draft Class Recap

Now that the 2015 NFL Draft is in the books, and we’re one huge step closer to pinning down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 roster, it’s time to regroup and take stock of what just transpired over the course of the past three days. All told, the Steelers drafted eight new…

AFC North

AFC North Draft Day Three In Review

The AFC North had a load of selections on the final day of the 2015 NFL Draft, so I’ll spare you the long introduction in favor of brevity. Below is a recap of how each team in the division fared through rounds 4-7 yesterday. A more complete look at each…

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Joey Porter Wants To Keep James Harrison’s Snap Count Down To 25

Even knowing that they only had Jason Worilds on a transition tag and projected to lose him the following year, and only signed free agent Arthur Moats to a one-year, veteran-minimum contract, the Pittsburgh Steelers entirely ignored the outside linebacker position in the 2014 NFL Draft, and only carried three…


Steelers Greatest Draft Steals

Backups and special teamers. That’s typically the fruit of third day draft selections. But every once in a while, a real hidden gem is found in the late rounds and the Pittsburgh Steelers have proven better at digging them up than most teams. Will there be a Steelers player selected…


Senquez Golson’s Size Does Not Make The Pick Come Up Short

After losing out on their top two rated cornerbacks on their board in the first round, the Pittsburgh Steelers finally found a cornerback that they could live with by staying up in the second round, despite, according to reports, failing to find a trade up partner to draft Eric Rowe….


Division Foes Complicating Things For Steelers At Tight End

The Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday used their top pick of the evening in order to address their top need at cornerback when they selected Ole Miss prospect Senquez Golson at 56th overall, but apparently it’s not what they wanted, and they have the Baltimore Ravens to thank for that. The Ravens,…


Sammie Coates Bears Similarities To Martavis Bryant

Bypassing other potential needs, or ‘wants’, in the third round after securing their outside linebacker and cornerback in the first two rounds of the draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers chose to add depth to a strength position by drafting wide receiver Sammie Coates with the 87th overall pick. Coates is, of…

AFC North

AFC North Draft Day Two In Review

Day two of the 2015 NFL Draft was an active and interesting one for the AFC North, with the division greeting 10 new players during the course of the second and third rounds. Because of the load of players, there is no need for a long introduction, so let’s just…


2015 NFL Draft Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome back for day-two of the 2015 NFL Draft. By the end of the night we should have two new Pittsburgh Steelers players to talk about and research deeper. Prior to the second-round getting underway, let me get your responses to five questions…

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God Mom’s Dream Resulted In Nickname For Dupree

During his Friday introductory press conference, new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree was asked how he came about getting the nickname, “Bud.” Dupree, whose birth name is Alvin, proceeded to tell the story. “Well, my God mom gave me the nickname Bud,” said Dupree. “One day she said she had a…