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Know Thy AFC North Enemy: A Look At The Browns 2014 Draft Class

We have already thoroughly dissected the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 draft class, so now it’s time to look at what the other teams in the AFC North did. We already kicked this series off with a look at the Baltimore Ravens 2014 draft, so today we will look at the Cleveland Browns 2014 draft class. 1 – 8(8) […]

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Browns Sign CB Joe Haden To Five-Year Contract Extension

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden will face the Pittsburgh Steelers several more times during his career as the Florida product announced Tuesday on Twitter that he has signed a five-year contract extension worth $68 million of which $45 million is guaranteed in some shape or form. Haden, who was selected by the Browns with seventh-overall […]

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AFC North Run On Cornerbacks Leaves Steelers Behind Division Trend

It’s not terribly surprising that a pair of cornerbacks went to the AFC North in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Somewhat more surprising would be the fact that neither of them ended up in Pennsylvania, but instead found their homes in Ohio. The Cleveland Browns got things started by trading from the […]

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Johnny Football Comes To Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns were a busy team Thursday night in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and that included them selecting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall selection. Heading into draft, it was reported that the Browns would not be drafting Manziel with their fourth overall selection and that wound […]

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Bryan – 2014 First Round Mock Draft

I know you have room for one more 2014 mock draft and especially being as it is coming from me. Look, I detest doing these, but it says in my blahger handbook that I am required to. In case you are curious, all of these teams tried to trade up and down, but the phone […]

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Steelers 2014 Draft: Final Major Media Mock Draft Tracker

The 2014 NFL Draft is almost here and the major media draftniks look like they’ve submitted their final mocks of the first round. Below is an updated mock draft tracker featuring 15 major media draftniks as it relates to who they believe the Pittsburgh Steelers will be selecting in the first round. Draftnik Site Date […]

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Bouchette Thinks Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert Will Be Steelers Pick

Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers beat writer Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has spoken and thus made his first-round prediction for the black and gold. After narrowing down the Steelers selection to the cornerback and wide receiver positions, Bouchette thinks that Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert will be the pick later tonight when the 2014 NFL […]

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Kozora – 2014 First Round Mock Draft

By Alex Kozora This will be my final article before the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. It’s a first round mock based on what I believe will happen as opposed to what should happen and no trades are predicted. Keep that in mind when reading it. Also, keep in mind this is all […]

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Cornerback Versus Wide Receiver Battle Will Be Decided Tonight

Wednesday night on Twitter, I asked my followers who they thought the Pittsburgh Steelers would pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft that gets underway later this evening and unsurprisingly the consensus was that they wanted either a cornerback or a wide receiver with the former being the most popular of the […]

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NFL Network’s Mike Mayock Has Steelers Taking CB Kyle Fuller In Annual Mock Draft

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock is not a big fan of doing mock drafts and that’s why he only does one a year. On Wednesday night, Mayock will be unveiling his first and only mock draft of the offseason during a televised special and already the first 15 picks have been released. Mayock has […]

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2014 Steelers Mock Draft – Alex Kozora Version 3.0 – Final

By Alex Kozora With the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft Thursday, it’s time for my final mock draft. You can check out the first one here and the second one here. Overall, this mock is more about what I think should happen if I was in charge as opposed to what will happen. […]

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2014 Steelers Mock Draft Version 4.0 – Final Edition

The 2014 NFL Draft will finally get underway in New York City Thursday evening, so it is now time for my final Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the year. As I say every year, mock drafts are never satisfying to me as the chance of getting all of the picks correct really doesn’t exist. It’s […]

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Ed Bouchette Selects OSU CB Justin Gilbert For Steelers In Recent Beat Writers Mock Draft

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently took part in a mock of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft with other beat writers and he selected a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers at 15h overall. Bouchette’s selection was Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert and here is his reasoning behind the pick. The Steelers […]

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Scott Brown Selects UCLA OLB Anthony Barr For Steelers In 2014 NFL Nation Mock Draft

The 2014 NFL Nation mock draft is well underway on ESPN.com right now as all of the team beat writers are taking part in the first-round exercise. Scott Brown, who covers the Steelers for the site, selected UCLA outside linebacker Anthony Barr with the 15th overall selection. Brown writes in the online chat: This team needs […]

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2014 NFL Draft Player Scouting Report – Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert

By Alex Kozora Our focus has shifted to the offseason and for the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on several draft prospects. Some of these players the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at and others will be top players that will be off the board before they select. All to make you as […]

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Virginia Tech CB Kyle Fuller Deserves To Be The Steelers First-Round Draft Pick

Is Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller one of the top three at his position in the 2014 draft class? Is he better than both Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard and Oklahoma State’s Justin Gilbert? More importantly, is Fuller deserving to be the Pittsburgh Steelers first-round selection next Thursday night? The obvious way to answer the above […]

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NFL Network Draft Analyst Says He’s Been Told Steelers Are Taking CB Kyle Fuller

Many of the major media draftniks still seem to be conflicted about where they believe Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller will be selected next week when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway. However, one well respected and connected NFL Network analyst has heard that the Pittsburgh Steelers are seriously considering taking Fuller with the 15th […]

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ESPN Head-to-head Three Round Mock Results In Very Questionable Picks For Steelers

Thursday night on ESPN2, draft analyst Mel Kipper Jr. and Todd McShay did a televised mock of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and it consisted of them alternating picks. After the show, an additional two rounds was done and let’s just say that the three picks that were made for the Pittsburgh […]

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Lions Could Stand In Way Of CB Darqueze Dennard Dropping To Steelers

In a recent poll that I posted on the site, I asked readers to rank 10 players that I believed could possibly be on the board when the Pittsburgh Steelers are on the clock with the 15th overall selection of the 2014 NFL Draft and Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard came in second behind Texas […]

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Mike Mayock Thinks Steelers Should Go Cornerback In Round One

On Thursday, NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock held a two-hour pre draft conference call with the media and during it he gave his thoughts on which direction he thinks the Pittsburgh Steelers should go in the first round with the 15th overall selection. “I think that the way Pittsburgh historically approaches the draft, it’s […]

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ESPN Draftniks Kiper, McShay Have New Selections For Steelers In Latest Mock Drafts

On Tuesday, ESPN draftniks Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay both released new versions of mocks of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and each have new names going to the Pittsburgh Steelers the 15th overall selection. Kiper has Notre Dame tackle Zack Martin going to the Steelers and he writes: In my draft […]

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2014 Steelers Draft Exercise – Rank These 10 Potential First Round Targets

With 2014 NFL Draft now just a little more than one week away, there seems to be a consensus of 10 players that could possibly still be on the board when the Pittsburgh Steelers first round pick rolls around that could wind up being the pick. Below is a look at those 10 players and […]

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Sports Illustrated’s Don Banks Thinks Steelers Go Cornerback In Round One

NFL draftnik Don Banks of Sports Illustrated weighed in on Monday with a one minute video draft preview for the Pittsburgh Steelers and he has them going defense in the first round. Banks thinks that either Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert or Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby will be the Steelers first round pick and […]

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A Look At Justin Gilbert’s Seven Interceptions From Last Season

I watched a lot of tape Saturday of Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert and thought I would highlight all seven of his interceptions in 2013 for you when I was through. Gilbert’s first interception of the season was a gift, but he gets credit for being in the right place to receive it. Gilbert recognizes […]

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Brian Baldinger Is The Latest Major Media Talking Head To Mock CB Darqueze Dennard To Steelers

With less than two weeks to go until the 2014 NFL Draft, NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger has just released his first mock of the first round and he has a cornerback slated as going to the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 15th overall selection. Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard is Baldringer’s first cornerback off the board […]

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NFL Network Draftnik Charles Davis Takes His Turn At Sending OSU CB Justin Gilbert To The Steelers

On Monday, NFL Network draft analyst Charles Davis released another mock of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, and he has the Pittsburgh Steelers taking the first cornerback off the board at 15th overall. Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert is Davis’ selection for the Steelers being that two wide receivers, four tackles and […]

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