The Optimist’s Take: Small School, Big Impact

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…


Versatility The Theme For Steelers On Day Two

The Pittsburgh Steelers made sure to go in on what they likely viewed as the last viable first-round cornerback on their board on Thursday night when they hastened in their first-round selection of Artie Burns, a young and physically gifted player whom the team described as one they are looking…


Steelers Address Defense In Unprecedented Fashion

Were you like me, wondering when the Pittsburgh Steelers might have last invested this heavily in the defensive side of the ball this early in their draft history? Did you struggle to come up with an answer the way I did? Because the answer is that they have never invested…


The Pessimist’s Take: Cornerback-Or-Bust

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…


Keith Butler Talks Cornerback Draft Board And Plan To Develop Artie Burns

The Pittsburgh Steelers landed a cornerback in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night and if you’re still curious as to whether or not they would have drafted Houston product William Jackson III had the Cincinnati Bengals not taken him one pick before their 25th overall selection,…


Steelers Dominate Day Two With Selections Of Davis, Hargrave

I try to stay calm for anything Pittsburgh Steelers related. It doesn’t always happen but I want to be clear-headed, rational, objective. But at the end of tonight, it was hard not to be a little giddy. For as much maligned as the selection of Artie Burns was, certainly not…


Steelers Believe New DT Javon Hargrave Can Be A Three-Down Player

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up day-two of the 2016 NFL Draft by selecting South Carolina State defensive tackle Javon Hargrave in the third round and after the selection was made, defensive line coach John Mitchell had a lot to say about the team’s newest player. “Javon Hargrave is a self-made…


Pittsburgh Steelers Select Javon Hargrave In Third Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected South Carolina State nose tackle Javon Hargrave with the 89th pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. Weighing in at 6’1, 309 pounds, Hargrave was a force in the MEAC, dominating the conference like few ever have. In 2015, he finished with 22 TFL, 13.5 sacks,…


Steelers Will Start New DB Sean Davis Off At Strong Safety

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued to address their secondary in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft on Friday with the selection of Maryland defensive back Sean Davis. After the pick was made, Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake addressed the media to talk about his newest player. “Really a…


Pittsburgh Steelers Select Maryland S Sean Davis In Second Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have drafted Maryland safety Sean Davis with the 58th pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Davis was a 40 game starter in 50 career games with Maryland. In 2015, he recorded 88 tackles, forcing five fumbles, and three interceptions. Throughout his career, he mixed between safety and…


2016 NFL Draft: Second & Third Round Discussion Thread

Welcome back my friends and I hope you are ready for another long night of draft talk as the second round will be getting underway very soon. The Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to pick 27th overall in the second round on this Friday night and 26th overall in the third…



CB Artie Burns Will Spend His Senior Season At Steelers University

By now, most of you should have already fully digested the Pittsburgh Steelers decision to select Miami cornerback Artie Burns with the 25th overall selection in Thursday’s first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. While the debate will continue as to whether or not the Steelers made a need-reach in…


Video: Watch Mike Tomlin Call Artie Burns

This is clearly on the softer side of our news on Pittsburgh Steelers’ first round corner Artie Burns. But it is way too cool not to share. Steelers.com captured the moment Mike Tomlin got on the line to tell Burns he was their pick. Check it out. There's nothing like…


Pittsburgh Steelers’ Day Two Big Board

Now that the Day One festivities are over, rounds two and three of the NFL Draft are coming up in only a couple hours. With that in mind, and understanding it is even tougher to project these rounds than the first (which I/we were all wrong about), let’s give it…