Mel Kiper Jr.

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Does Gardner Signing Signal Adding Some Trickery To Offense?

In the 2012 season for the Michigan Wolverines, wide receiver Devin Gardner was catching passes from dual threat quarterback, Denard Robinson, now a running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He finished that year with 16 grabs for 266 yards and 4 scores. However, after an injury to Robinson, it was…


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Jarvis Jones Almost Chose The Hardwood Over The Gridiron

Much like with Pittsburgh’s second round draft choice, Senquez Golson, and his dual-sport skills, it seems the Steelers have another athlete whose athleticism isn’t merely limited to the gridiron. At Carver High School in Columbus, Georgia, Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones was one of the most sought after prospects in the nation, and Tom…


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Speed, Explosiveness Again A Theme In 2015 Draft For Steelers

Speed was a theme of last year’s draft class, as the Pittsburgh Steelers took Ryan Shazier and his 4.37 in the 40 in the first round, then followed that up by taking the fastest player at the NFL Combine in diminutive scatback, Dri Archer in the third round. This time around, the team had…


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2015 NFL Draft Grades: Mel Kiper Jr. Ranks Steelers High

Would you like to know what ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. thinks about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 draft? No? Well, I’m going to tell you anyway. Not that it means anything, but Kiper gave the Steelers weekend haul of eight players an “A-” grade. Kiper writes: The Steelers had…






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2015 Mel & Todd Mock Draft: Steelers Select Byron Jones, Owamagbe Odighizuwa, Anthony Harris

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay held a head-to-head three-round mock draft Thursday evening and it included the two alternating picks. With the 22nd overall selection in the first-round, Kiper drafted Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones for the Pittsburgh Steelers. What’s interesting about Kiper’s selection is that Clemson…





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Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Is Not A Mel Kiper Jr. Fan

Judging by a Tuesday night post on his Twitter account, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell doesn’t appear to be a big fan of ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. and you can read that tweet below. I think it's so funny how Mel Kiper is just "qualified" to tlk…


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LSU’s Jalen Collins A Tantalizing Prospect For Steelers

It’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers need some major retooling in their secondary, particularly at the cornerback spot. One name who’s rocketing up draft boards after an impressive showing at the combine is LSU’s Jalen Collins. Despite receiving a grade to stay in school for his senior season, the…