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Scat Back 3.0 – How Will Dri Archer Succeed Where Others Had Failed?

I think it’s safe to call it now. Todd Haley likes himself some scat backs. The Pittsburgh Steelers used their third-round compensatory pick to select former Kent State RB/WR/KR Dri Archer, a 5’8”, 170 lbs. bullet with 4.2 speed. Initial opinions on Archer seem to be split down a divide…


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Steelers Playing With Fire By Shying Away From WRs, CBs

Entering the draft, the broad consensus was that the two greatest areas of need for the Pittsburgh Steelers were cornerback and wide receiver. They’ve flown in the face of convention through the first two days of the draft by exiting the first three rounds with an inside linebacker, a defensive…


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AFC North Run On Cornerbacks Leaves Steelers Behind Division Trend

It’s not terribly surprising that a pair of cornerbacks went to the AFC North in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Somewhat more surprising would be the fact that neither of them ended up in Pennsylvania, but instead found their homes in Ohio. The Cleveland Browns got things…


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Steelers 2014 Draft Starts Off Sneaky Good

By Michael K. Reynolds Shocked to see Ryan Shazier taken in the first round? Wondering why the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t take a cornerback or receiver in the second? Foaming at the mouth about their selection of a scatback with their third round pick? Before becoming completely apoplectic, consider some of…



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Potential Day Three Draft Targets For The Steelers

With day two of the 2014 NFL Draft now in the books, the Pittsburgh Steelers have yet to address the wide receiver and cornerback positions like so many of us thought they would by now. With six picks still scheduled to be made, however, day three should include at least…



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Quotes From Steelers RB Coach James Saxon On Kent State RB Dri Archer

New Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach James Saxon addressed the media following the selection of Kent State running back Dri Archer in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft and here are his quotes from the press conference. “He’s going to add to the running back room very well….


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Steelers Select Kent State RB Dri Archer In 3rd Round Of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers third round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has been made and it’s Kent state running back Dri Archer. Report via Dave-Te’ Thomas. DRI ARCHER Wide Receiver/Tailback/Return Specialist Kent State University Golden Flashes #1 5:07.6-173 Laurel, Florida Venice High School OVERVIEW An early 2013 season ankle injury did what…


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Steelers John Mitchell Told NT Steve McLendon To Be Steve McLendon

While he only played 355 snaps last season, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon played reasonable well in his first full year as a starter. During his Friday evening press conference following the selection of Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft,…



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Quotes From John Mitchell On New Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell addressed the media after Notre Dame DE Stephon Tuitt was drafted in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Here is what he had to say. Check back as I will be adding more of these. “I had a chance to go…


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2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Notre Dame DE Stephon Tuitt

By Alex Kozora Our focus has shifted to the offseason and for the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on several draft prospects. Some of these players the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at and others will be top players that will be off the board before they select….


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Steelers Select Notre Dame DT Stephon Tuitt In 2nd Round Of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers second round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has been made and it’s Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt. Report via Dave-Te’ Thomas STEPHON JAKIEL TUITT Defensive End/Tackle University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish #7 6:05.4-304 Monroe, Georgia Monroe Area High School OVERVIEW A classic overachiever, discipline has…