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Pro Football Focus Compares Rookie Edge Rushers

The statistics website Pro Football Focus posted an article yesterday using their data to compare the rookie seasons of the five edge rushers selected in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. That list, obviously, includes outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, the 17th overall draft selection of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Also included are Miami Dolphins […]

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Report: Dolphins Might Be Open To Trading WR Mike Wallace

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Miami Dolphins might be open to trading wide receiver Mike Wallace in addition to defensive ends Dion Jordan and Cameron Wake. This news, if true, is pretty dumbfounding and especially when it comes to Wallace, who signed a five-year, $60 million contract last year with the […]

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Steelers 2013 Mock Draft Database – First Round

I hope to have the 3.0 version of my Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft up sometime Sunday evening, but in the meantime, I thought I would round up all of the mainstream media first round mock drafts for you with links to each of them. Four of the eleven mocks listed have the Steelers selecting Tennessee […]

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Drafting Hybrid Players In Round One To Be Outside Linebackers Is A Risky Proposition

When you watched rookie Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Adrian Robinson play last preseason you could see a good deal of expected flaws, but you could also see a young player that could get after the quarterback, albeit against third string competition. The Steelers saw enough out of the undrafted Temple product, however, that they decided […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft: Ranking The First Round Draft Pick Options By Position Probability

The 2013 NFL combine is now behind us and we are getting a little better handle now on which players are first round prospects. We have also had more time to look even closer at the needs for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Below is a breakdown by position of how likely it will be that the […]

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Draft Analysis: Outside Linebacker – Post Combine Winners & Losers

By Christopher DiMarino Now that the combine is over, it\’s time to see how it affected each player\’s draft stock. I will start with outside linebackers and there is no shortage of stories to discuss. While these posts are mainly for discussion sake, please keep in mind that certain players will be left out. In […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Prospect Profiles: OLB Corey Lemonier – Auburn

One player that certainly helped his stock at the NFL combine this past week was Auburn defensive end Corey Lemonier, who projects to be a 3-4 outside linebacker in the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly have a need for another young outside linebacker prospect and Lemonier figures to be drafted in either the second or […]

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Oregon OLB/DE Dion Jordan To Miss 3 Months Or More After Labrum Surgery

One draft hopeful that has been linked to the Pittsburgh Steelers for the last several weeks is Oregon linebacker/defensive end Dion Jordan. On Saturday Jordan announced at the NFL Scouting Combine that he\’ll have surgery to repair a torn labrum. With his surgery just now taking place, Jordan is expected to be out of commission […]

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Hybrid Outside Linebackers In Even Higher Demand As More Teams Switch To 3-4

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been a 3-4 defensive team for ages and that front relies heavily on the play of its outside linebackers to not only be able to rush the passer, but set the edge against the run and drop into coverage as well. More teams will be switching to a 3-4 in 2013 […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Analysis: Outside Linebacker – Early Look At The Rankings

Christopher DiMarino It\’s time to start looking at the positions that the Pittsburgh Steelers will look to draft in April. I like to start with a very broad scope, so if certain players surge leading up to the draft, I\’m prepared. It is also a good idea to get a feel for a player before […]

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2013 Steelers Mock Draft Version 1.0 – Post Senior Bowl

The 2013 Senior Bowl week has come and gone and that now means that it is time for my first 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft, or as I like to call them, educated guesses. I usually do about 5 or 6 mocks prior to the actual NFL draft and you can find the links to […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Prospect Profiles: DE/OLB Dion Jordan – Oregon

On Monday we started our look at potential early round draft prospects for the Pittsburgh Steelers by breaking down LSU outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo and today we will look at Oregon defensive end/outside linebacker Dion Jordan, who you have probably seen associated elsewhere as a prospect for the Steelers. Below is my quick profile on […]

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