Darian Thompson

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…



Justin Simmons

Kozora: 2016 NFL Draft Safety Rankings

As we did for the cornerbacks earlier today, we’ll go through my 2016 safety rankings. This only includes the players I have watched so obviously, there are a couple name players I’m missing. But I’m not going to rank a player I don’t feel confident writing about. Remember, this are…



Houston - William Jackson III

McShay’s Latest Mock Draft Has Steelers Going All Defense With First Three Picks

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay released his latest mock draft Tuesday morning and this one includes three rounds. McShay has the Pittsburgh Steelers addressing their secondary in the first two rounds of his latest mock as he has them selecting Houston cornerback William Jackson III 25th overall and Boise state safety Darian Thompson in the second round…


Bryan: 2016 Steelers Mock Draft 3.0: Post Pro Days

Now that free agency and the pro days are behind us, we now three weeks exactly until the 2016 NFL Draft takes place. Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers are almost halfway through their allotted amount of pre-draft visitors, it’s time for me to release the third version of my seven-round…


Steelers Host Four More Prospects For Pre-Draft Visits On Wednesday

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers are entertaining several more pre-draft visitors on Wednesday and the list includes three defensive backs and an offensive lineman. According to Bob Labriola, UCLU offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch, Florida safety Keanu Neal, Boise State safety Darian Thompson, and Temple cornerback Tavon Young are all in…



Steelers Meet With Boise State OL Rees Odhiambo

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in Idaho today at Boise State’s Pro Day. And per draft-info wizard Tony Pauline, they’ve taken interest in one Bronco offensive linemen. Also, Colts, Steelers, Saints, Vikings & Buccaneers meeting/working out underrated offensive lineman Rees Odhiambo https://t.co/VguooZTb1H — Tony Pauline (@TonyPauline) March 31, 2016 Odhiambo weighed…


Report: Darian Thompson Sick During Combine

The poor performance by Boise State safety Darian Thompson has us buzzing, but according to Tony Pauline, there is an explanation for it. Pauline writes that Thompson was sick during the Combine and lost seven pounds, says a source. That latter part is accurate. Thompson weighed in at 215 pounds during…


2016 NFL Combine Recap: Day Four

And now, the combine is complete. It’s sad. The defensive backs rounded things out and there’s a ton to takeaway from them today. Fast 40 times, however, were generally not one of them. Let’s break it down. Cornerback – For a six foot, 199 pound Eli Apple to turn in…


Report: Steelers Interested In Darian Thompson

It’s not too often we’re able to peg a player early in the draft process, but maybe that’s what ends up happening with Boise State safety Darian Thompson. Thompson is someone on the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ radar, according to this tweet sent out by Chris Trapasso of NFL.com Asked a source…


NFL Combine What To Watch For: Day Four

Last one, everybody! Enjoy it. Defensive backs running today and hopefully we see some fast times, a refreshing change. Cornerbacks – James Bradberry from Samford has the length, and sure, he is never going to be the most fluid, but I want to see him get lower in his pedal…


Bryan: 2016 Steelers Mock Draft 1.0: Pre-Combine

With the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine about to get underway in Indianapolis, I suppose it’s time for me to finally release my first full mock draft for the Pittsburgh Steelers. This momentous event I seem to push back further and further every year because I really don’t enjoy doing it…


Kozora: 2016 Steelers’ Mock Draft: Pre-Combine

The NFL Combine begins later this week, officially kicking off the hype associated with the NFL Draft, a part of the calendar that’s talked about as much as any game. And as we always do, Dave, myself, and possibly Josh and Luc, will occasionally post our mock drafts, something I…