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Top Bench Presser Whimpey An Intriguing UDFA For Steelers

For those in attendance at the Utah State Pro Day, they were witnesses to what a chip on the shoulder of a man who goes 6-foot-5 and 295 pounds can do. Kevin Whimpey, the Aggies’ offensive lineman who was a three-year starter, had one goal going in, and that was shattering the…


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Steelers Have Spot Open For UDFA Along O-Line

Although the ninth lineman is not held in quite the same regard as is the third quarterback within the South Side facility, it’s still generally true that the Pittsburgh Steelers prefer to carry nine offensive linemen on their 53-man roster. And that means that there’s a spot open for one…


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Steelers T Alejandro Villanueva Excused From Rookie Minicamp

If you are like me, you were hoping to hear some positive news this weekend about Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva during the annual rookie minicamp, but according to reports, the former Army captain was excused for the session so that he could get married. Bud Dupree and Anthony Chickillo…


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Steelers Prefer Personal Touch In Draft Process

When it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL Draft, they are an organization that greatly prefers a more hands on approach, one that, without actually doing the research, certainly seems to favor the personal touch with greater earnestness than most organizations around the league. As we have already…



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Pre-Draft Visits Often Lead To Draft-Day Selections For Steelers

Each and every year, teams are allowed to host 30 pre-draft visits form players that aren’t considered a “local.” For instance, in this year’s draft crop, Pitt tackle T.J. Clemmings won’t count against the Pittsburgh Steelers because he can probably walk from the Pitt campus to the team facility. However, I’ve went…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Needs: Tackle

The calendar is quickly flipping through the month of April, and each day brings us closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft. By now, teams should have by and large accomplished everything that they have set out to do in terms of free agent roster building, which means that…


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Stanford Giant Peat Could Be Possibility At 22

Although the Pittsburgh Steelers fans in attendance at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre may likely want to hurl tomatoes at Commissioner Roger Goodell, it’s very possible the Steelers #1 draft pick may be spent on an offensive tackle. As always, Kevin Colbert states he’ll stick to his guns and commit to a…


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Steelers Likely To Shy Away From Red Flags In The Draft

Prediction: even though they may have done it in a different year, the Pittsburgh Steelers will shy away from players with question marks in this draft, including the first round. And yet the Steelers have brought in two first-round potential draft picks for pre-draft visits, both of whom have said…



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Steelers 2015 Pre-Draft Movements: Tackle

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with 12 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, and another three players who would be restricted free agents. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents in addition to tendering all three of their restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added…


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A Look At Steelers Draft Trends During Tomlin/Colbert Era

Over the last several years, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has progressively gotten worse and worse, and is now without question the Achilles’ Heel of the team. With less than a month to go, the die-hard fans will demand that the front office go with defensive selections with the first few…


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The Ramifications Of A Trade Up For Pittsburgh

With a new 5-year window for franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and the stage set for the offense to take it’s place as the NFL’s best, the elephant in the room as far as the Pittsburgh Steelers are concerned is the status of their defense. It’s a defense that’s been undergoing…


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If Edge Rusher Gregory Slips, Will Pittsburgh Roll The Dice?

With the recent news of Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory’s failed drug test for marijuana at the NFL Combine, it’s fair to ponder if the once top-10 pick will suffer a draft day freefall, perhaps into the range of the Pittsburgh Steelers. With the draft only a month away, a…