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Bryan: 2017 Pre-Draft Final Thoughts

We still have a few hours remaining until the 2017 NFL Draft gets underway in Philadelphia and with that, I have a few final thoughts roaming around inside my head to pass along to all of you. Most are related to the Pittsburgh Steelers while others are just generic 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…


Bryan 2017 Steelers Mock Draft: Version 4.0 – Final Version

It’s time for the final version of my Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 mock draft and I decided to release it a day early this year so I can concentrate on a few other things for the site over the course of the next several days. If you missed by previous three mocks, you can…


Kozora: 2017 NFL Draft Outside Linebacker Rankings

I didn’t get a chance to see every edge rusher but here’s each guy I’ve studied during the pre-draft process. Wanted to condense my overall thoughts on the prospects we’ve been talking about for the last couple months. And for those who wanted to see a personal mock draft, hopefully…


CBS 7 Round Mock Draft Has Steelers Selecting Pair Of Linebackers

If you’re into seven round mock drafts, stop drilling, you’ve hit oil. Our buddy RJ White over at CBS Sports conducted a massive seven round mock, complete with trades, a mighty endeavor indeed. Obviously, we’ll focus on what haul the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in. With the 30th overall pick, White…


2017 Masters Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again. Well, my accountant delivered the annual bad news to us earlier today so now I am drowning my sorrows in copious amounts of coffee and Diet Mountain Dew. I sure need to find a way to get little Finley Pearl a social…




Top Edge-Rushers Rivers, McKinley Headline Steelers Tuesday Pre-Draft Visitors

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now busy hosting pre-draft visitors and on Tuesday four more players are in town to talk to the team and that list of players includes two edge-rushers and two defensive backs. According to Bob Labriola of steelers.com,  Michigan cornerback Jourdan Lewis, Youngstown State edge-rusher Derek Rivers, Michigan…


2017 Sweet 16 Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly had a busy week as not only were they flying around the country attending several college pro days, they also signed three more outside unrestricted free agents in running back Knile Davis, cornerback Coty…



Steelers’ Joey Porter Present For Youngstown State Pro Day

The Youngstown State pro day is taking place on Tuesday and as expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have someone present to watch edge-rusher Derek Rivers go through the paces. According to Zac Jackson on Twitter, Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter is present for the Youngstown State pro day as is New…


2017 Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mock Offseason

I’m not one for sports radio. Too many commercials, too many hot takes, not enough substance. But the one radio show that will always have a special place in my heart is the Tony Bruno Show. Not the actual, Philadelphia one. The Madden franchise one. That was my life in high school. No…


2017 NFL Combine Day Three Recap

I don’t want to be a prisoner of the moment here but man, this draft class in its entirety is so good. The group of defensive linemen and linebackers had an excellent day and honestly, not a whole lot of bad to say about the units. Let’s break down all…


Bryan 2017 Steelers Mock Draft: Version 1.0 – Pre-Combine

With the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine about to get underway in Indianapolis next week, it’s time for me to release my first Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the 2017 offseason. I normally like to have my first one done just after the Senior Bowl wraps up but thanks to the…