Kevin Colbert


History, Options Suggest Likelihood Of Drafting QB

Over the course of general manager Kevin Colbert’s tenure with the Pittsburgh Steelers, starting in the year 2000, the team has drafted five quarterback not named Ben Roethlisberger. Over a 16-year span in which he has been a factor in making draft picks, that works out to about one mid-…

Xavier Grimble

The Optimist’s Take: Xavier Grimble’s Roster Potential

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Study: Starting Experience For Steelers’ Draft Picks

Another fun, historical draft pick study I’ve been working on. We’ll take this one in a different direction. Instead of looking at measurables and times, we’re focusing in on starting experience. Does it matter for Pittsburgh? Is it more important for first rounders than it is late round picks? Or…


Steelers Colbert, Tomlin On Hand For West Virginia Pro Day

West Virginia is holding their annual pro day on Monday and as expected, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is present for it. Colbert was spotted Monday morning talking to West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson prior to the pro day getting underway. While we don’t know for sure, it’s…


Study: Small School Draft Selections

This is a study I’ve been really anxious to do. I’ve said it a million times. The Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be one of the most infrequent teams in drafting small school, FCS and below, players. But I’ve never compared it league wide to see if that hypothesis really holds up….


Steelers Colbert, Tomlin, Butler, Lake All Present For Florida State Pro Day

The Florida State pro day is taking place on Tuesday in Tallahassee and as expected, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin are both present for the annual event, according to Tim Linafelt, of Linafelt also reports that he’s spotted Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler…

Houston - William Jackson III

Steelers Colbert, Tomlin Present At Houston Pro Day

The University of Houston is holding their annual pro day on Thursday and as expected, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin are present for it as they look to get another first-hand look at cornerback William Jackson III, who figures to be one of the…

Mike Adams Steelers

Steelers Waiting To Get Their Hands Back On T Mike Adams

Based on the way things have transpired over the course of this offseason, there’s a very good chance that Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams has played his last meaningful snap with the team that drafted him in the second-round of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Ohio State. For starters,…

Ladarius Green

Tomlin Has No ‘Preconceived Notions’ About New TE Ladarius Green

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former San Diego Chargers tight end Ladarius Green to a four-year, $20 million contract during the first night of the new league and earlier this week, head coach Mike Tomlin finally gave his thoughts on the team’s newest passing threat during an interview with Missi Matthews…