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Around The North: Cleveland Browns Day Two Recap

Following up a strong first round where they were able to nab Baylor wideout Corey Coleman with the No. 15 overall pick, the Cleveland Browns decided to build through the trenches on day two of the 2016 NFL Draft. Opening up the second day of the draft, the Browns selected…


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Around The North: Cincinnati Bengals Day Two Recap

Just one day after taking William Jackson III at No. 24 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals came back with a solid day two, drafting Pittsburgh wide receiver Tyler Boyd with the No. 55 overall pick and Utah State linebacker Nick Vigil at No. 87 overall, addressing…


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2016 AFC North Day Three Roundup

The 2016 NFL Draft marched on into Day Two, where for the most part the AFC North stayed put, but the Browns stood out with four picks in the two rounds, trading the final in order to bulk of for Day Three. Both the Browns and Ravens have a wealth…


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Evaluating The Value: Javon Hargrave

After bolstering the defense with their first two selections of Artie Burns and Sean Davis in the back end, Pittsburgh went to the trenches and selected Javon Hargrave out of South Carolina State with the 89th overall pick. The aggressive, explosive defensive lineman dominated offensive lines throughout the Mid-Eastern Athletic…



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Pittsburgh Steelers Big Board: Day Three

We’re already in the last round of the draft. Time flies when you’re having fun, right? By now, it’s awfully difficult to try and come up with a realistic list of names, but we’re going to do our best here. Round¬†Four 1. Pharoh Cooper/WR South Carolina:¬†Odds feel good the Steelers…


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Sean Davis’ Physicality A Perfect Fit For Pittsburgh

Artie Burns might have been awarded #25 but it’s second round pick Sean Davis whose play is going to remind you of Ryan Clark the most. There’s a lot of ways to evaluate him and I’d encourage you to check out Luc Polglaze’s report for his full take. Here, we’re…


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Evaluating The Value: Sean Davis

After selecting a defensive back in Artie Burns with their first-round pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers came right back to it with their second-round choice. This time, they chose Sean Davis of Maryland, who they’ve already announced will begin his career at strong safety for the…


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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…


COLLEGE PARK, MD - SEPTEMBER 19: Sean Davis #21 of the Maryland Terrapins returns an interception against the South Florida Bulls at Byrd Stadium on September 19, 2015 in College Park, Maryland.  (Photo by G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images)

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…


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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…


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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…


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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,…


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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…


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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…