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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says At Least 19 Players They’d Be Happy To Get At 15th Overall

The Pittsburgh Steelers held their pre draft press conference on Monday and while general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t reveal any earth shattering news during it, they both again talked about the good depth of this year’s draft class. “We are picking at 15 and the player that’s going to be […]

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Says LB Sean Spence Is Healthy And Working

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin held their annual pre draft press conference on Monday and during it they were asked to update the status of inside linebacker Sean Spence, who is still trying to battle back from a serious knee injury suffered in the 2012 preseason finale. “He’s healthy […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking NFL Draft, Steelers Predictions & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 100 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I spend most of this show talking about the 2014 NFL Draft that will finally get underway on Thursday. Before talking about the draft, however, David and I discuss what may or may not be disclosed Monday during the Steelers […]

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Steelers Draft History Under Tomlin – Specialists

With the 2014 NFL Draft coming up in a bit, and having finished taking stock of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, it’s now time to look back and see how the team assembled the roster they currently have through the draft. It would be most simple to set a dividing line at 2007, the year Mike […]

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Steelers To Hold Monday Pre Draft Press Conference At Noon

The Pittsburgh Steelers will hold their pre draft press conference on Monday at noon as general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin will field questions from the local media. While the two certainly won’t answer any questions about individual prospects or draft strategy, they might shed a little light on current players already […]

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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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Steelers Would Probably Be Wise To Avoid Drafting A Wide Receiver In Round One

According to several of the major media draftniks, this year’s draft class is deep when it comes to the wide receiver position. With that being said, there still figures to be four or five drafted in the first round come next Thursday night. Will the Pittsburgh Steelers be one of those teams to draft a […]

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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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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Would Like To Be On Hard Knocks This Year

A few days ago, Greg Aiello, spokesman for the NFL, called a report that stated the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of three finalists for HBO show “Hard Knocks”, “totally inaccurate.” If, however, the Steelers are ultimately chosen to be the subject otter of this year’s training camp documentary, there’s one veteran player that’s all for taking […]

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Report: Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Will Not Have To Testify In Mike Adams Stabbing Trial

It doesn’t look like Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert will have to interrupt his last minute draft preparation to take part in the trial of the three men accused of stabbing tackle Mike Adams last summer. According to a Tuesday report by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Colbert will not be forced to testify after being […]

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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – First Round

By Michael K. Reynolds No pick means more to a championship legacy in the NFL than the first round of the draft, and it can be argued the Pittsburgh Steelers have performed here as well as any other team over the last few decades. In the past, the Steelers earned their draft day creds from […]

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Do Recent Struggles Merit A Change In Draft Strategy?

Last week, Andy Benoit of Monday Morning Quarterback posted an article entitled “Time for a New Approach in Pittsburgh?”, regarding the team’s draft strategy, particularly since general manager Kevin Colbert has been in charge. He writes in the article that “the most interesting team to watch in this year’s draft will be the Steelers. Come […]

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Consensus Forming Over Darqueze Dennard, Steelers

Recently, I wrote about my observation of a consensus slowly coalescing around the likely target for the 15th overall pick that the Pittsburgh Steelers possess in the upcoming draft, which is narrowing in on the cornerback position. Since then, that consensus seems to be narrowing in even further on Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard, a […]

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Using History As A Guide, CB Ike Taylor Thinks The Steelers Go Defense In Round One

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor loves watching college football and on Tuesday, he shared his thoughts as to the direction that he believes his team will go in the first few rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft during his show on Trib Live Radio. “This time, I think we might get a D-tackle, but we […]

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Steelers Have Done Their Due Diligence When It Comes To The Top-Rated Cornerbacks

It’s no secret that cornerback is a huge position of need for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year as relates to the 2014 NFL Draft and the team has seemingly done their due diligence when it comes to evaluating the top-rated prospects that defend against the pass. On Monday, Gil Brandt of NFL.com reported that Virginia […]

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Stars Aligning For Steelers To Go Cornerback In Round One

In most recent years, by the time the draft had finally arrived, it seemed more often than not that a near consensus had been reached on who the Pittsburgh Steelers would ultimately draft. At least, that was my reading. This seemed to be the case when they drafted Maurkice Pouncey in 2010, and Cameron Heyward […]

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Jury Selection Underway For Three Men Accused Of Stabbing Steelers T Mike Adams Last Summer

According to WPXI-TV, the jury selection got underway Monday for the trial of the three men accused of stabbing Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams during an early morning altercation last summer outside of a Southside restaurant. Last week, it was reported that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was issued a subpoena as part of the […]

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Steelers Draft Needs – Defensive End

Earlier in the offseason, we took a position-by-position look at where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand with their roster before the free agency process both ravaged and replenished the talent pool. The Steelers entered the process with 22 free agents. They re-signed six of them, while losing eight more to other teams, with eight remaining unsigned. […]

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Steelers Greatest Draft Hits – Second Round

By Michael K. Reynolds The end is near. Only two rounds left in analyzing Pittsburgh Steelers drafting savvy during the modern football era. What can we learn from the second rounds of past Steelers drafts? Surprisingly, they didn’t do too well with them during the glory years of the 1970’s and their picks at this […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Subpoenaed As Part Of Mike Adams’ Stabbing Incident

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert has been served. According to a Thursday post on Twitter by Adam Jennings of WPXI, Colbert has been issued a subpoena in regards to the early morning stabbing of tackle Mike Adams that took place in June of last year. Breaking! Steeler’s GM Kevin Colbert subpoenaed! Defense attys for […]

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Jarvis Jones Reflects On His Rookie Season And Looks Ahead To Next Season

According to Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, outside linebacker Jarvis Jones was one of those special players in a draft that when you have a chance to take you run up to the podium to get the pick in before something goes wrong. But Jones would be the first to tell you that he […]

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2014 Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0 – Post Pro Days

With today being my birthday, I thought I would give all of you a gift. Now that the 2014 Pro Days now pretty much behind us, it is now time for my third 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft, or as I like to call them, educated guesses to inspire good draft talk about players. I […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Kelvin Benjamin, Red Zone Touchdowns, Small School Cornerbacks & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 93 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk briefly about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 preseason schedule before getting into some talk about the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft. David and I discuss why FSU wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin seems to be the biggest polarizing potential first round […]

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Steelers Likely To Go Small School Shopping Again For Cornerbacks

With less than a month to go until the 2014 NFL Draft, it is obvious that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be addressing the cornerback position yet again and it will be surprising if they don’t double-dip. During the Kevin Colbert era, however, the Steelers haven’t had much success when it comes to drafting that position […]

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Steelers Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin On Hand For LSU Pro Day

The LSU Pro Day is taking place on Wednesday and Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin are present for it, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. Colbert and Tomlin are really getting bang for their buck as offensive draft prospects Odell Beckham Jr., Jarvis Landry, Jeremy Hill and […]

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Steelers Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin On Hand For Penn State Pro Day

The Penn State Pro Day is taking place on Tuesday and we have visual proof that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert are present for it thanks to a picture posted on Twitter by Tony Mancuso, who is the Assistant Communications Director for the school. It’s not hard to speculate […]

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