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A Look At The Steelers Wide Receiver Battle After One Preseason Game

By Matthew Marczi Following the season-ending shoulder injury to veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress, the door to the fifth receiver spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster busted wide open, and several of the candidates made their presence felt during the team’s preseason opener against the New York Giants on Saturday, both positively and negatively. […]

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Steelers Rookie WR J.D. Woods Exhibited Four Great Skills On Just Two Catches

Now that veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is out for the year with a torn rotator cuff, several young wide receivers are left to fight for the fifth spot on the depth chart. One of those young receivers is J.D. Woods, an undrafted free agent out of West Virginia. Saturday night, in the […]

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Sporting News Thinks Le\’Veon Bell & Jarvis Jones Could Win Rookie Of The Year Awards

Recently, the Sporting News announced their top twenty candidates for the 2013 NFL Rookie of the Year Award and topping their list is Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le\’Veon Bell. Fourth on their list is outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, the Steelers first-round draft pick out of Georgia. Over the years, the Steelers have had six players […]

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Steelers Rookie WR J.D. Woods Knows Just How Important Special Teams Is To His Future

On Tuesday, I listed Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver J.D. Woods as one of five undrafted players whom I think have a small chance to make the 53 man roster out of training camp this year. Woods certainly faces long odds, but he knows that if he is going to beat those odds, it will be […]

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Five Undrafted Free Agents That Have A Chance Of Making The Steelers 2013 Roster

Last season, three undrafted free agents from the 2012 draft class made the Pittsburgh Steelers 53 man roster out of training camp as punter Drew Butler, linebacker Adrian Robinson and safety Robert Golden all beat the odds. This years\’ undrafted free agent class has a tougher road, in my opinion, but there are five players […]

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J.D. Woods Must Prove He\’s Not Just That Other West Virginia Wide Receiver To Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers undrafted wide receiver J.D. Woods caught 61 passes for 637 yards and four touchdowns in 2012, but being as he played his college football at West Virginia, that was only good enough to rank him third on the team in receptions behind Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey, both of whom caught 114 passes […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – 3rd Round Pick – WR Markus Wheaton – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton in the third-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: Yes, Height: 5110, Weight: 189, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.40, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.50, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.59    225 Lb. Bench Reps: 20, Vertical Jump: […]

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2013 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0 – Final Edition

The 2013 NFL draft will get underway in New York City Thursday evening, so it is now time for my final Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the year. Mock drafts are never satisfying to me as the odds of getting all of the picks correct really doesn\’t exist. The process, however, is satisfying, as I […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – West Virginia WR Tavon Austin Scouting Report Profile

As far as we know, the Pittsburgh Steelers didn\’t have West Virginia  wide receiver Tavon Austin in for a pre draft visit, but he has long been associated as being a first round selection possibility if still on the board at 17th overall. Our scouting buddy Dave-Te\’ Thomas was kind enough to give us his […]

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Statistical Look At The 2013 Draft Class Top Wide Receivers

Judging college players by stats alone is always a foolish thing to do because each faces a different level of competition and are used differently in a wide variety of offenses. Just because it isnt the end all, do all, however, doesn\’t mean that isn\’t totally worth a look. When comparing the top draft hopeful […]

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WVU WR Stedman Bailey Would Be An Asset To The Steelers Inside The Red Zone

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost wide receiver Mike Wallace to free agency, and until April 19th gets here, there is still a slight chance that they could lose wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders as well. When you factor in the chance that tight end Heath Miller could very well miss a few games or more at […]

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Steelers 2013 Mock Draft Database – First Round

I hope to have the 3.0 version of my Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft up sometime Sunday evening, but in the meantime, I thought I would round up all of the mainstream media first round mock drafts for you with links to each of them. Four of the eleven mocks listed have the Steelers selecting Tennessee […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft: Ranking The First Round Draft Pick Options By Position Probability

The 2013 NFL combine is now behind us and we are getting a little better handle now on which players are first round prospects. We have also had more time to look even closer at the needs for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Below is a breakdown by position of how likely it will be that the […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Analysis: Wide Receiver – Early Look At The Rankings

Christopher DiMarino This article continues along with my pre combine look at key positions for the Steelers. For an explanation on how the rankings are calculated please reference the link below: http://www.steelersdepot.com/2013/02/steelers-2013-draft-analysis-inside-linebacker-early-look-at-the-rankings/ The Pittsburgh Steelers are in a unique situation at wide receiver. Mike Wallace is all but gone and there is a slight chance […]

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Steelers Potential 1st & 2nd Round Wide Receiver Draft Options

By Jeremy Hritz If the Pittsburgh Steelers are in the market for a wide receiver early in the 2013 NFL Draft, these are six names worth paying attention to as the offseason wears on. At pick 17, the Steelers should have a shot at all five of the following players. Keenan Allen, California Not a […]

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