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Steelers Draft Needs – Nose Tackle

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 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Notre Dame NT Louis Nix III

Good friend Dave-Te’ Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While he hasn’t been brought in for a […]

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Mel Kiper Jr. Sticks With Odell Beckham Jr. And Louis Nix III For The Steelers In Latest Mock Draft

In his Grade A draft for each team that he released earlier this month, ESPN draftnik Mel Kiper Jr. had LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III tabbed as the top two picks for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his latest two round mock of the 2014 NFL Draft […]

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Is The Lack Of Defensive Linemen Draft Prospects Visiting The Steelers A Sign?

While it’s not advisable to read too much into the pre draft visitors that the Pittsburgh Steelers have hosted so far in the month April, the lack of defensive end prospects on that list that would fit the defensive system is a bit surprising. Could this mean that the Steelers feel more comfortable at the […]

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Mel Kiper Jr. Has Some Interesting Picks For The Steelers In His Latest Three Round Mock Draft

On Thursday, Mel Kiper Jr. of ESPN.com released a mock of the first three rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft and he has some interesting choices for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the first round, Kiper has LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. going to the Steelers at 15th overall as the top two rated cornerbacks […]

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Steelers Have Large Contingent Present For Notre Dame Pro Day

The Notre Dame Pro Day is taking place on Thursday and the Pittsburgh Steelers have a large contingent there watching and even participating in the day’s events. Eric Edholm of Yahoo Sports reports that he’s spotted general manager Kevin Colbert, head coach Mike Tomlin and new defensive assistant Joey Porter in attendance Thursday to talk […]

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First Few Days Of Free Agency Has Helped Bring Steelers Draft Picture Into Better Focus

While the Pittsburgh Steelers really haven’t done a lot so far during the first few days of free agency, they’ve done enough to give us a little better picture as to what positions they will most likely address during the 2014 NFL Draft. While this picture will become even clearer over the course of the […]

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Steelers Added Cam Thomas For Depth Purposes

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now officially announced the signing of former San Diego Chargers nose tackle Cam Thomas and Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest reports that the 330 pound North Carolina product was added for depth purposes. Whew! When it was announced that Thomas would be visiting Pittsburgh, I posted that it was in my […]

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Vikings Sign CB Captain Munnerlyn To Three-Year Contract

Right at the start of the free agent signing period, the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly had interest in unrestricted free agent cornerbacks Alterraun Verner, Nolan Carroll and Captain Munnerlyn. As of today, all three have signed with new teams as Munnerlyn has now agreed to a 3-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings that has a max […]

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Todd McShay Has Steelers Taking Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix In Latest Mock Draft

Todd McShay of ESPN.com has now released his post combine mock draft of the first round of 2014 NFL Draft and after previously mocking Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III to the Steelers at 15th overall, this time around he has Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix tabbed for Pittsburgh. McShay writes: I really struggled […]

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The Pessimist’s Take – Light Nose Tackles

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both […]

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Report: Steelers Met With Notre Dame NT Louis Nix III At Combine

Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III has been linked to the Pittsburgh Steelers in several mock drafts so far this offseason and he reportedly met with the team at the 2014 NFL Combine, according to Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider on Twitter. According to Wexell, Nix’s meeting with head coach Mike Tomlin went […]

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Mike Mayock Cold On Louis Nix For The Steelers, Hot On Kyle Fuller

On Tuesday, NFL Media draft analyst Mike Mayock held his first conference call of the offseason with the media prior to the Scouting Combine taking place and late in the session he was asked to give his thoughts on Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III. While Mayock does list Nix as his top rated […]

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CBS Sports Draftniks Release Another Round Of Mock Drafts Prior To Scouting Combine

Last week, the CBS Sports draftniks released another round of mock drafts prior to the scouting combine getting underway and combined they have the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting three different players with the 15th overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. Rob Rang and Pete Prisco both have the Steelers down for drafting Notre Dame nose […]

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Sports Illustrated Draftnik Doug Farrar Has Steelers Picking Nix In First Mock Draft

Another day and there’s yet another national media mock draft of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft now out to pass along to you that closely resembles a few other recent ones when it comes to who the Pittsburgh Steelers are projected to select. On Thursday, Doug Farrar of Sports Illustrated released his […]

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ESPN Draftniks Kiper And McShay Both Have Steelers Selecting Nix In Latest Mock Drafts

ESPN draftniks Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay both released the second versions of their first round mock drafts on Thursday, and both predicted Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III as the selection the Pittsburgh Steelers will make with the 15th overall selection. Per Kiper: While I project Nix here because he’s an obvious […]

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CBS Sports Draftniks Have Steelers Selecting Nix, Clinton-Dix In Latest Mock Drafts

CBS Sports draftniks Rob Rang and Dane Brugler both released their latest first round mock drafts following the Senior Bowl and both have the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting a defensive player with the 15th overall selection. Rang has the Steelers drafting Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix III, while Brugler has Alabama safety Hasean Clinton-Dix being […]

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NFL’s “Pandora’s Box” Continues To Deplete The College Football Ranks

By Dave-Te Thomas, The NFL Draft Report Editor As of Friday, the league had ninety-eight underclassmen confident in their ability to play at the next level. That list does not include four other underclassmen that have already graduated ahead of schedule. Like most of the recent drafts, scouts are anticipating that a good portion of […]

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The Good, Bad And Ugly Among 2014 Draft Prospects

By Dave-Te Thomas, The NFL Draft Report Editor The NFL Draft Report staff bases their rankings according to professional projections, and not where they might be selected in the draft. Here is an early look on who we feel is the best, most underrated and most overrated at each position among draft eligible players; THE […]

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2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Notre Dame NT Louis Nix III

By Alex Kozora With the regular season over, our focus has shifted to the offseason. For the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on prospects. Some the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at. Other top players that will be off the board before the Steelers select. All to make you as prepared for the […]

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