2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Stanford TE Austin Hooper

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…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Georgia Tech CB D.J. White

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 Futures’ Report: WR Tobais Palmer

With a look to the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in the process of shaping their summer roster. They re-signed nearly everyone on their practice squad, sans Tyler Murphy, to future deals that can keep this players through camp. They also added several players from outside the organization, as is…


NFL Combine What To Watch For: Day Four

Last one, everybody! Enjoy it. Defensive backs running today and hopefully we see some fast times, a refreshing change. Cornerbacks – James Bradberry from Samford has the length, and sure, he is never going to be the most fluid, but I want to see him get lower in his pedal…


Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2007 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…


Report: Steelers Meet With Oregon QB Vernon Adams

Though the Pittsburgh Steelers can have formal interviews with up to 60 players, making any one meeting not worth going crazy over, we are keeping a running tab on who they talk to. History shows they will draft most, if not all, of their players from this group. The Steelers…


Steelers Still Recovering From Past First-Round Decisions

While I have been writing these draft revisitation articles, one theme in particular struck me as concerning for a brief span of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft history. While they may have avoided landing any true outright busts, the team experienced a dry spell when it comes to hitting on first-rounders,…


Steelers 2015 Draft Class Review – S Gerod Holliman

There are not a lot of meaningful conclusions that you can reach about a player after the end of his first season, but that certainly doesn’t stop people from talking about it. You can find just about any variety of analysis that you would care to read if you just…


Steelers Have Interior OL Depth, But No Starter To Replace Foster

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ depth situation got a little bit precarious along the offensive line last year, both at guard and at tackle, due to injuries, one occurring in the preseason, and another during the regular season. having two key backups in the starting lineup will obviously be a major depth…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – TE/FB Will Johnson

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


Video: How Pat Kirwan Likes To Use NFL Combine Numbers

NFL Combine numbers certainly aren’t everything but they sure are fun to play with and especially when you are able to use them as comparisons to other players already playing in the league. As you probably already know by now, I like to work with these numbers much in the…


2016 NFL Combine Recap: Day Three

Only one day left. Weekend already flying by. Today kicked off the defense with the line, edge guys, and off-ball linebackers working out. That’s over 100 players with a ton of bonafide first round picks, mainly along the defensive line. Let’s hop to the notes. Just a reminder, we finish…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Alabama CB Cyrus Jones

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…


NFL Combine What To Watch For: Day Three

Halfway through the Combine already. Hang out this Sunday and watch the defensive line and linebackers all day today at Indy. Some of the notable players we’re looking at. Defensive Line – Nose tackle Andrew Billings is built at 6’0/5, 311 pounds but impressive length for that frame with 33 inch…


Steelers 2015 Draft Class Review – OLB Anthony Chickillo

There are not a lot of meaningful conclusions that you can reach about a player after the end of his first season, but that certainly doesn’t stop people from talking about it. You can find just about any variety of analysis that you would care to read if you just…