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Kozora Chalk Talk Video: Steelers 22nd Pick In The 2015 NFL Draft

In this week’s episode of Chalk Talk, we take one final look at what the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ options appear to be with the 22nd overall selection before tonight’s 2015 NFL Draft gets underway. Given that this is the final Chalk Talk of my semester, I made a second, short thank…


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2015 NFL Mock Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. Has Steelers Going Safety In Final Version

The final, final, final media mock drafts are starting to be released on this Thursday and Mel Kiper Jr. of ESPN has an interesting selection for the Pittsburgh Steelers in his last effort of 2015. Kiper, who previously had the Steelers selecting Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson with the 22nd overall pick in…


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Steelers Greatest Impact Draft Picks

Steelers Nation will be of one heartbeat and a shared deep breath when these words are uttered… With the twenty-second overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select… Will it be a cornerback? An edge rusher? A quality player that slipped through the ranks? Or will there…



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A Look At Steelers’ Most Likely First-Round Targets

While I’m not one to go through the leg work of making mock drafts, I do follow along with the offseason activities in order to form an educated opinion. I appreciate the concept of the mock draft as a mental exercise, but in the end mostly regard it as a…


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Day One AFC North First-Round Spots, Targets

In the National Football League, the first goal at the beginning of every league year is to win your division, and the first order of business is to make sure you have the resources to win your division. The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the AFC North, a division in which…


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Steelers Losing Advantages A 3-4 Scheme Once Provided

When the Pittsburgh Steelers converted to the 3-4 defense in the early 80s, it was a move made in large part to reflect the shifting nature of the roster, following the retirement of Joe Greene and the depletion of the Steel Curtain. But the shift in scheme, particularly in time,…


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NFL Relinquishing Tax-Exempt Status Amounts To Little

Over the past few days, the National Football League revealed that it was voluntarily relinquishing its status as a tax-exempt entity. This is a threat that members of Congress have levied at the league every so often in retaliation for some concern or another over the years. The NFL has…



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Mike Mayock 2015 Mock Draft: Steelers Select Connecticut CB Byron Jones

It’s been 18 years since the Pittsburgh Steelers have selected a cornerback in the first-round of an NFL Draft, but NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock is predicting that streak to end in 2015. During his annual mock draft Wednesday night, Mayock has the Steelers selecting Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones…


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Steelers S Robert Golden Signs Restricted Tender

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have all three of the restricted free agents that they tendered one-year deals to under contract as safety Robert Golden has now signed his. Golden is now set to earn $1.542 million in 2015. According to the CBA, April 24 was the deadline for restricted free…



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2015 NFL Draft First-Round Challenge

If you’ve listened to The Terrible Podcast over the course of the last few weeks, you know that my co-host David Todd and I are running a free contest to see whether or not any of our listeners can correctly identify the first 32 picks in the 2015 NFL Draft…


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Steelers Would Make Ideal Trade Partner For RB-Needy Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in a great spot in the upcoming draft when it pertains to possibly trading down. The teams directly behind them all could be in the market for one of the top running backs in the draft, be it Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon or Georgia’s Todd Gurley. Detroit, Arizona, Baltimore and…