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Kozora: Full 2015 NFL Draft Seven Round Mock (Part 2)

After working feverishly the last few days, I’ve put together a full, 32 team NFL mock draft. Each pick also has a short note describing the need or the prospect. Don’t hold me to this for the Pittsburgh Steelers picks, however, as you can’t always get the guys you really like….




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Kozora: Full 2015 NFL Draft Seven Round Mock (Part 1)

After working feverishly the last few days, I’ve put together a full, 32 team NFL mock draft. Each pick also has a short note describing the need or the prospect. Don’t hold me to this for the Pittsburgh Steelers picks, however, as you can’t always get the guys you really…


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Steelers Will Go Into Draft With Open Mind

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost a boat load of veteran leadership and experience from the defensive side of the ball since last season, namely Jason Worilds, Brett Keisel, Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu. Those are four starters gone, and on paper seems to be a lot to replace at the snap of a finger, something general…



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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…