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Steelers 2017 Day-Two Draft Targets

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered yesterday’s first round of the 2017 NFL Draft with some significant ‘wants’ at key defensive positions, but I think it’s no secret that they have long valued the pass rush more than any other. They had options at multiple spots, but when their turn came in…



Valente 2017 Steelers Mock Draft

I cannot even count the about the amount of times that I ran Fanspeak’s mock draft simulator to pass time during this semester. After running through every possible scenario imaginable on Fanspeak’s simulator, I am now ready to write the final test and publish my first seven round Steelers’ mock…


Steelers 2017 First Round Draft Pick Candidates

With the 2017 NFL Draft drawing ever so closer, it’s time to take a look at the 20 players I’ve identified as potentially being the team’s first round selection this year. While there’s a good chance several of the players listed below will be off the board come time for…


Kinkhabwala: Steelers Plan To Draft Best Available Defensive Back

It seems as though NFL Network reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala has grown into something of a polarizing figure within the Pittsburgh Steelers fan base over the course of the past several months. She continues to be ridiculed by some at every mention after incorrectly identifying the play during the AFC Championship…


Devil’s Advocate: Need For Rookie Safety Contributor

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Steelers Host Five More Players For Pre-Draft Visits On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are entertaining five more pre-draft visitors on Thursday and that list of players includes three defensive and two offensive players. According to Bob Labriola of steelers.com, Florida linebacker Jarrad Davis, Washington safety Budda Baker, North Carolina State safety Josh Jones, Pittsburgh running back James Conner, and Penn State wide…


2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Washington S Budda Baker

We’re back again breaking down prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft, set to kick off on April 27th through the 29th. Our goal this season is to write reports on at least 150 players and hopefully, as many as 200. It will, of course, have a focus on Pittsburgh Steelers’…