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Steelers draft DE Bruce Davis in 3rd round from UCLA

The Steelers drafted UCLA defensive end Bruce Davis with the 88th pick of the draft. 4-3 DE with pass rush ability, will stand up and convert into a 3-4 guy. He will be a project, but has the athleticism to make the transition. MORE ON DAVIS


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How Sweed it is… Steelers draft Limus Sweed

What a great second round gift. Ben has been asking for a big wide receiver and he got one in the form of Texas WR Limus Sweed. Here is some info and his conference call. * Limas Sweed Conference Call * * Wide Receivers Coach Randy Fichtner * * Limas…


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Steelers Pick Illinois RB Mendenhall In NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have chosen Illinois running back Rashard Mendenhall with the 23rd overall selection in the NFL draft. Mendenhall led the Big Ten in rushing yards and yards per carry, running 294 times for 1,434 yards and 19 touchdowns. LINK I never would of thought Mendenhall would of fell…


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My Mock Draft

Here is my own mock draft… 1. 1 Miami Long, Jake OT, Michigan 2. 2 St. Louis Long, Chris DE, Virginia 3. 3 Atlanta Ryan, Matt QB, Boston College 4. 4 Oakland McFadden, Darren RB, Arkansas 5. 5 Kansas City Dorsey, Glenn DT, LSU 6. 6 New York Gholston, Vernon…


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Lolley Mock Draft

Here is the Lolley mock draft… http://nflfromthesidelines.blogspot.com/2008/04/final-mock.html 1. Miami, Jake Long, OT, Michigan. Miami went the safe route and signed Long to a deal earlier this week. The Dolphins will likely take a quarterback with their first pick in the second round. 2. St. Louis, Glenn Dorsey, DT, LSU. If…


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Friday Night NFL Draft Notes

2008 NFL DRAFT NOTES — 73RD NFL DRAFT — RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL, NEW YORK CITY APRIL 26-27, 2008 _ _ _ THE “NEW” NFL DRAFT DATE START ROUNDS SELECTION TIME Saturday, April 26 3:00 PM ET Round 1 10 Minutes Round 2 7 Minutes Sunday, April 27 10:00 AM…



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Not much luck with late rounders for Steelers

I mentioned earlier in the week how the Steelers have not been very successful in the later rounds of the draft as of the past few years. This morning Scott Brown touched on this as well in the Trib. LINK HERE Its time we start getting some depth and special…



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Balmer\’s draft prospects soaring

As many know by now, I am very high on defensive tackle Kentwan Balmer. I think he would fit great into the Steelers defensive scheme and can function in the 3-4 or the 4-3. Here is a great article from the Charlotte Observer on him. With his stock soaring as…


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Another great reason to hate the Cowboys

Thug central has it\’s newest thug. As many know by now, the Titans have traded Pacman Jones to the Cowboys. I for one hope this blows up in the face of Jerry Jones. Pacman is a solid contributor when on the field, but can get back and stay on the…


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Steelers have draft success in Cowher era

Well a good story on the success of the Steelers number one picks over the years. Other then Stephens and Troy Edwards, the first round is usually pretty good to us. Also the places we have been picking for the most part has us usually in an area where we…


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Steelers Draft Day Sweepstakes

Steelers official website is having a draft contest. All you need to do is submit who you think the Steelers will draft first. Not sure how they break ties and it looks like they threw this together real quick. regardless a contest is a contest.


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Beat writer mock draft…Steelers take Stewart?

Came across the NFL team beat writer mock draft that will be posted on SI.com as soon as Thursday. link here Bouchette seems to think the Steelers will go after RB Jonathan Stewart. Sorry, but I am not buying it. 23. Pittsburgh Steelers (Ed Bouchette): Jonathan Stewart, RB, Oregon.


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Steelers and Shaun Alexander?

As many know by now, Shaun Alexander has been released by the Seahawks. With the Steelers a mere 2 million or so available in salary cap room, I highly doubt he will be free agent we pursue. He would be an interesting add to help in short yardage and goal…