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Cool Hand Kevin Fills Steelers Needs – Day 2 Recap Of The 2011 NFL Draft

Before day two of the 2011 NFL Draft started I was feeling good about the Steelers drafting a cornerback in the 2nd round as I thought there would be a good chance that one to the Steelers liking would fall after only three cornerbacks were drafted in the 1st round. The first two picks of […]

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Steelers Defensive Backs Coach Carnell Lake Press Conference On Curtis Brown

New Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake held a press conference following the selection of Texas cornerback Curtis Brown with the 31st pick of the 3rd round of the 2011 NFL draft. Lake said that Brown is the best cover corner coming out of Texas this year. Says Aaron Williams is bigger, but the Steelers […]

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Steelers Draft CB Curtis Brown With 31st (95th overall) Pick Of The 3rd Round

The Steelers drafted cornerback Curtis Brown, from Texas with the 31st pick in the 3rd round (95th overall of the 2011 NFL draft. Brown was also a pre draft visitor to South Side and Brown has been a steady contributor at defensive back and on special teams throughout his career at Texas. Brown went on […]

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2011 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0

Doing mock drafts is like arguing with your wife, you are sure to never win. As more and more scouting reports come in and you watch hours and hours of whatever footage you can find on a player, your mind starts playing tricks on you. I read and watch everything I can get my hands […]

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The Evidence Pointing To Steelers Possibly Drafting Aaron Williams In 1st Round

The 2011 NFL Draft is just under 5 days away now and all of the Pro Days and pre draft visits have been completed. The speculation is rampant of who the Steelers will draft in round one, should they not trade the pick, and many of the so-called draft experts and non experts have the […]

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Kevin Colbert Loves Himself Some 1st Round Positional Value – Value Draft History

Kevin Colbert loves value and especially so with his first round selections. Below is a quick history of the first rounders he has drafted since taking over in 2000 and the positional value those players offered. At the end I offer up a few players that fit the mold as both positional values that also […]

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2011 Steelers Mock Draft 3.0

It has been 2 weeks since I put out my 2.0 version of the Steelers 2011 Mock Draft and since then the Steelers have had quite a few pre draft visitors to look over and the Pro Days have also wound down. With the draft just 2 and a half weeks away, now is a […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 6th – Hall Of Fame Cornerbacks A Plenty Edition

Bob Labriola has the great story on how the Steelers got lucky in the 1987 draft and were able to draft Hall of Fame cornerback Rod Woodson. A great read. Steelers Hall of Fame cornerback Mel Blount was on 93.7 The Fan Tuesday morning and gave his thoughts about the current NFL, from an 18-game […]

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Is Aaron Williams Worth A Nickel To The Steelers?

I talked about Texas cornerback Curtis Brown the other day and today wanted to focus in on another Texas cornerback, Aaron Williams, in relation to the Steelers. Back in late December, Williams announced his decision to skip his senior season at Texas to enter the 2011 NFL Draft and since then the biggest questions that […]

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Steelers Might Get A Draft Day Turkey

Since the 2011 NFL Combine, I have spent hours pouring through draft prospect profiles and game clips on as many top ranked draft hopefuls that match the needs that the Steelers have. My second Steelers mock draft reflects that work, but one player in that mock has caught my eye more than any other. That […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday March 23rd – Tomlin Speaks & You Listen Edition

While down at the NFL owners meetings, Mike Tomlin commented on several subjects during the hour that he was made available to the media. You can read the Q & A that features new defensive backs coach Carnell Lake, running back Rashard Mendenhall and the 2011 NFL draft. Ed Bouchette also has Tomlin\’s thoughts on […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday March 17th – See Rashard Twitter Edition

Scott Brown has the run down of running back Rashard Mendenhall and his support via his Twitter account of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and his analogy between the NFL and the slave trade. I have a sneaky feeling that Mendenhall will soon disappear from Twitter like Ryan Clark did a short time ago. 140 […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday March 15th – Chatty Manny Edition

Yesterday we informed you that Mike Tomlin was present for the LSU Pro Day and Gil Brandt notes that Kevin Colbert was also with Tomlin in Baton Rouge. Linebacker Kelvin Sheppard could be the man getting the Steelers eyeballs and Brandt thinks he is an ideal inside linebacker in a 3-4 defense. David Todd was […]

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Lake May Be Just What Keenan Lewis Needs To Turn The Corner & Become A Corner

The Steelers named Carnell Lake as their new defensive backs coach on Monday and it looks like a solid hire from the outside. I documented the job Lake did in his one season coaching the UCLA defensive backs last week and Lake certainly has the resume as a former player. Lake played both safety and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday March 8th – A Bus Load Of Optimism Edition

Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was down in Jacksonville at a Latitude 30 bowling alley grand opening and said he thinks the owners and players will reach deal soon. Bettis was checking out the bowling alley as he is planning to open one in Pittsburgh. The big news on Monday was the announcement that […]

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Steelers Hire Carnell Lake As New Defensive Backs Coach

It was just announced a little while ago that former Steelers safety Carnell Lake has been hired to replace Ray Horton as the new defensive backs coach for the Steelers. Lake played 10 seasons with the Steelers and was a five-time Pro Bowl safety from (1989-98). Lake interviewed last Wednesday with Steelers head coach Mike […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday March 4th – Shiver Me Tenders Edition

The Steelers have tendered contracts to four more players besides Willie Colon. I explained each tender offer here of both the restricted and unrestricted free agents and what it means going forward. Ed Bouchette breaks down the NFL labor negotiations and puts them in a Q & A format that is easy to understand. He […]

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A Look At The One Season That Carnell Lake Coached DB\’s At UCLA

Now that Former Steelers safety Carnell Lake has been interviewed by Mike Tomlin for the open defensive backs coaching position, I thought it would be fun to dig up the numbers of the secondary he coached for one season at UCLA. Lake inherited a young cornerback unit, with Alterraun Verner the only player with extensive […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday March 3rd – Hire Bruce Arians Edition

On Wednesday Mike Tomlin interviewed former Steelers safety Carnell Lake for the open defensive backs coaching job. Tomlin has been in no hurry to fill the position since Ray Horton left to take the Cardinals defensive coordinator position. Lake coached the defensive backs at UCLA for just one season as he stepped down because of […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday February 23rd

Tribune Review columnist John Harris thinks Mike Tomlin is better at handling the media than Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is. Harris must be struggling for subject matter. Time is running out to launch Cinderella into the 2010 Pittsburgh Sports Blog Tournament finals. If you do not vote for me, at least vote. Will you really let […]

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