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Mel Kiper Jr.’s CB candidates Steelers could draft in first round

Cary Edmondson – USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers have not used a first-round draft pick on a cornerback since 1997, but that could change this year. Cornerback and outside linebacker are the Steelers’ biggest need. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper has three cornerback candidates for the Steelers to pick with the 22nd overall selection: Washington’s Marcus Peters...
Via Sports-Glory
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Steelers Mock Draft: Chris Nicolaou Version 2.0 – Post Free Agency

With the 2015 NFL Combine and free agency now behind us, it is now time for my second mock draft. It’s full steam ahead now as pre-draft visits are starting and compensatory picks have been assigned. I will do one final mock before the draft on Thursday, April 30th. I have chosen to get away […] 2015 Steelers Mock Draft: Chris Nicolaou Version 2.0 – Post Free Agency is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Still Have Time To Bargain Hunt For CB Before The Draft

As we saw yesterday, while the Pittsburgh Steelers’ higher ups all confirmed during the NFL’s annual Owners Meetings that they were in all likelihood by and large done with their excavation of the free agent market, that will not preclude them from adding a value signing here and there in the five weeks leading up […] Steelers Still Have Time To Bargain Hunt For CB Before...
Via Steelers Depot
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kiper: 3 likely CBs to choose from for Steelers in first round

The Pittsburgh Steelers' biggest needs for 2015 are cornerback and outside linebacker, and as head coach Mike Tomlin considers this year pass rusher crop "rich," going with a CB makes sense in the first round. ESPN Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. likes three possible candidates for that position that Pittsburgh can go with - Washington’s Marcus Peters, LSU’s Jalen Collins and Wake...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers sign Darrius Heyward-Bey

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed Darrius Heyward-Bey on March 26. They signed the six-year veteran to a one-contract after a disappointing season in 2014. Heyward-Bey was drafted with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 draft by the Oakland Raiders. He spent the first four seasons of his career in Oakland. Between the years of 2009 and 2012, Heyward-Bey missed seven games. Among...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heyward-Bey Signing is “Good Insurance” for the Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their top three wide receivers locked and loaded in Antonio Brown, Markus Wheaton and Martavis Bryant. Earlier today they locked up Darrius Heyward-Bey to fill that all-important fourth spot. Before we launch fireworks and use our party poppers, I see this signing as nothing more than insurance and I don’t see Heyward-Bey as the actual number four receiver...
Via Steel City Blitz
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

After Signing DHB, Who Will Round Out the Steelers WR Depth Chart?

View image | gettyimages.com Last season the Steelers had Antonio Brown, Martavis Bryant, Markus Wheaton, Darrius Heyward-Bey, and Lance Moore comprise their Wide Receiver depth chart.  As it stands today, the Steelers depth chart is identical minus Lance Moore, as he was cut early before the free agency period began. In this article, I will take a look at who the Steelers...
Via TopSportsReport
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers bring WR Darrius Heyward-Bey back on one-year deal

Darrius Heyward-Bey is returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Hayward-Bey signed a one-year deal with the Steelers last April and has signed a one-year deal this offseason. “It’s great to be back,” said Heyward-Bey. “I just wanted to stay here and be a part of a great organization and play for a great coach. That is what Coach (Mike) Tomlin is. I wanted to be back. For...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers safety Mike Mitchell could switch positions depending on future of Troy Polamalu

According to Scott Brown of ESPN, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said that the possibility of moving veteran Mike Mitchell from free safety to strong safety, depending on the future of Troy Polamalu. Tomlin said he is "not opposed" to the switch. Mitchell signed a five-year, $25 million contract in 2014 and had 71 total tackles, three passes defensed and two forced fumbles in 16 starts...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis had conversations with Steelers

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Darrelle Revis signed a five-year, $70 million deal with the New York Jets on the first day of free agency, despite having several teams after him. Revis told SNY’s Loud Mouths with NFL Media’s Adam Schein and Chris Carlin that he was communicating with several teams besides the Jets and Patriots before his final decision. “...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Throw Down Gauntlet For Jarvis Jones To Decide Fate

With the manner in which the Pittsburgh Steelers have handled their outside linebacker position during this offseason, they have, whether unintentionally or otherwise, turned the 2015 season into a pivotal one in terms of the future of Jarvis Jones, their former first-round draft pick from 2013. The Steelers had early ambitions for the college SEC […] Steelers Throw Down Gauntlet...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 draft order

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have eight picks when NFL Draft begins on April 30th, including one compensatory pick that they received on Monday (7th round) Breakdown of Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 draft picks: First round: 22nd overall selection Second round: 56th overall selection Third round: 87th overall selection Fourth round: 121st overall selection Fifth round...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger on Track to Set a Record He Doesn't Want

Big Ben Roethlsiberger has had a heck of a career during his years in Pittsburgh and is likely in for more great things before he is done. He already holds a few records and will likely hold a few more by time he is ready to call it a career. There is one mark, however, that he is on track to break that he would rather not.At the rate he is going he could very well steal a record...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What is next for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made a few moves on the defensive side of the ball but there are more moves to be made. Pittsburgh had the 18th best defense in the NFL last year. The Steel Curtain defense is not accustomed to such a low ranking so they will be looking to improve in 2015. In recent news, the Steelers re-signed James Harrison. He was the Defensive Player of the Year...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Re-Sign James Harrison- What Does It Mean?

It looks like James Harrison will be finishing his career in black and gold for sure this time. Announced Sunday afternoon was the signing of the 37-year-old linebacker to a two-year contact. There are a couple of takeaways here. First: The Steelers are completely barren at outside linebacker. Sunday morning, the depth chart consisted of Arthur Moats, Jarvis Jones, and an old Greg...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison asks his kids for advice—Steelers or Titans? (VIDEO)

James Harrison isn’t ready to call it quits just yet. Even at 36 years of age, the veteran linebacker still thinks he has enough left in the tank to be a serviceable situational pass rusher. He’s been back and forth about which team he should play for, though. Should he follow Dick LeBeau to Tennessee? Or should he remain in the place he’s always called home—Pittsburgh...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: James Harrison is back

James Harrison will suit up for the black and gold once more. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Sunday morning that they have signed Harrison to a two-year deal. The 2008 AP Defensive Player of the year and Super Bowl hero will compete with Arthur Moats and Jarvis Jones (and the inevitable high draft-pick) for playing time at both outside linebacker spots. James Harrison Although...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Harrison re-signs with Steelers

On the heels of a season in which 36-year-old outside linebacker James Harrison enjoyed moderate production in his 12th NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have rewarded him with a new two-year contract that will keep him in Pittsburgh through the 2017 season, should he play it out. Pittsburgh is re-signing LB James Harrison to a 2-year deal, per league source. — Adam Schefter...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t forget the big compromise the Pittsburgh Steelers made at the merger

Imagine being a Pittsburgh Steelers fan in the late 1960s, with the merger between the NFL and AFL nearing and your team being one of the franchises asked to move from your league (what will soon be known as the NFC) to the AFL (what soon will be known as the AFC). It’s easy to look at the NFL of today (the two leagues decided to keep the name of the older and more marketable brand...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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