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2015 NFL Draft: Steelers Select Penn State TE Jesse James In 5th Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Penn State tight end Jesse James with the 160th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. AGILITY TESTS 4.89 in the 40-yard dash…1.66 10-yard dash…2.75 20-yard dash…4.37 20-yard shuttle… 11.90 60-yard shuttle…7.14 three-cone drill…32-inch vertical jump…9’-04” broad jump… 400-pound bench press…Bench pressed 225 pounds 28…


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Steelers Salary Cap: Looking Ahead At Doran Grant’s Rookie Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Ohio State cornerback Doran Grant Saturday in the fourth-round of the 2015 NFL Draft and now that he has been selected, we can look ahead to what his four-year rookie contract might look like. Grant’s deal should total out at roughly $2.705 million and include a…



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Lake On Grant: “Solid, Physical Corner That Has Decent Speed”

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ohio State cornerback Doran Grant in the fourth-round of the 2015 NFL Draft and defensive backs coach Carnell Lake gave a quick overview of his newest player during the post-selection press conference. “Solid, physical corner that has decent speed,” said Lake. “Played at a very high…


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2015 NFL Draft: Steelers Select Ohio State CB Doran Grant In 4th Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Ohio State cornerback Doran Grant with the 121st overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. AGILITY TESTS 4.44 in the 40-yard dash…1.52 10-yard dash…2.57 20-yard dash…4.18 20-yard shuttle… 7.04 three-cone drill…35 ½-inch vertical jump…10’-05” broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 21 times…30 ¼-inch arm length…9 3/8-inch hands…73 7/8-inch…


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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…


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Reviewing the Pick: CB Senquez Golson

Many Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans received their wish with the team finally drafting a cornerback in the second round, making it the first time that’s happened since Bryant McFadden in 2005. What was more surprising was the player the selected – Ole Miss’ Senquez Golson. A scouting report has already been…


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2015 NFL Draft Day-Three Discussion Thread

The third and final day of the 2015 NFL Draft is about to get underway and once again we will have one main thread to discuss the action. The Pittsburgh Steelers have a pick in every round and two in the sixth thanks to compensatory selection they received this offseason. I…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Auburn WR Sammie Coates

After failing to have a scouting report on him before the draft, an evaluation of the Pittsburgh Steelers third round selection, wide receiver Sammie Coates. #18 – Sammie Coates/WR Auburn: 6’1/3 212 The Good – Elite measurable and long arms, 33 3/8 inches were second longest of any WR at…



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Round Four Still Offers Solid Options For Steelers

After selecting feisty cornerback Senquez Golson in the second round and height/weight/speedster wide receiver Sammie Coates in the third round on day two of the 2015 NFL Draft, there exists a few names that could slide across the ticker come the Steelers’ pick in the fourth round. T.J. Clemmings-offensive lineman-Pitt…


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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….



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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,…


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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…