2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Houston LB Elandon Roberts

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…


Report: Southern Miss CB Kalan Reed Has Met With Steelers

One last piece of draft visit news before the real fun begins tomorrow night. Southern Mississippi cornerback Kalan Reed has reportedly met with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to Jeff Haeger of WHLT in Hattiesburg. USM's Kalan Reed also tells me he's had in-person visits with the Browns, Eagles, Steelers, Panthers,…


Study: Status Of 2013 Fifth-Year Options

There has been a lot of discussion, rightfully, recently about the future status of Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, who is entering his fourth season, and as a former first-round draft pick, that means that the team’s decision to pick up his fifth-year option is due soon. The majority…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: West Virginia S K.J. Dillon

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…


Mackensie Alexander

Kozora: 2016 NFL Draft Cornerback Rankings

Now that our prospect study is nearly over, and I have watched all the defensive backs before the draft, I want to go through a quick ranking of the 21 cornerbacks I’ve gone through. Not all of these are ones I’ve done scouting reports on for the site but obviously,…


Jarvis Jones

The Optimist’s Take: Stalling On Fifth-Year Option

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Specialists

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…


Browns May Target ILB High After Losing Two In Offseason

It may not surprise you to learn that the team who once held the second-overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft as their natural pick has a lot of needs, but, whether obvious or not, that is the case for the Cleveland Browns, who now hold the eighth overall selection…


The Pessimist’s Take: Defensive Schemes And Paint Schemes

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Steelers 2016 Mock Draft Contest

The 2016 NFL Draft will get underway Thursday evening in Chicago and once again I’ll be running a Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft contest. This is the same contest that I’ve run the last three years and once again the winner will receive $100. Below are the rules and entry form, so…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Southern Utah LB/S Miles Killebrew

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…


Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Open To Drafting An Early-Round Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers surprised quite a few people last year when they spent a third-round draft pick on wide receiver Sammie Coates and one could speculate that they did that due to the off-the-field concerns they might have had about Martavis Bryant. While the Steelers made sure to address the…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida OLB Alex McCalister

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…


Jarvis Jones

Steelers Still Noncommittal On Jarvis Jones’ Fifth-Year Option Ahead Of Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have one week to decide whether or not to pick up the fifth-year option on outside linebacker Jarvis Jones and as expected, general manager Kevin Colbert refused to say Monday during the team’s annual pre-draft conference which way the organization is leaning when it comes to…