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Pittsburgh Steelers Sign 10 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents
May 11th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers completed the three days of the NFL Draft with nine prospects that all have a solid chance to make the roster. With the draft complete, it is now the time for the team to roll the dice on some potential diamonds in the rough by signing undrafted...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Tennessee Nose Tackle Daniel McCullers in the Sixth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
Early in the draft process, many experts and fans pegged Notre Dame nose tackle Lois Nix as a potential target for the Pittsburgh Steelers. While Nix was on the board throughout day one and day two, the team waited to grab a two-down nose. Instead, they waited until the sixth...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select UCLA Linebacker Jordan Zumwalt in the Sixth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
Through the first five rounds of the NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers have clearly had an interesting haul. They have added size, speed, and athleticism at multiple areas of their roster. Heading into the sixth round, they could really head any direction, although outside linebacker would make the most sense....

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Arizona Cornerback Shaquille Richardson in the Fifth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers started day three of the NFL Draft by adding a tall wide receiver with speed in Clemson receiver Martavis Bryant. With their first fifth round selection, they turned back to their defense and added a cornerback that had visited the team during the pre-draft process. ***PHOTO1*** Cornerback...

Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Draft – Day Three Mock
May 10th, 2014 at 12:09 AM
With the first two days of the NFL Draft in the books, the Pittsburgh Steelers have added speed and talent to their roster. Unfortunately, they also have left themselves with some questions after adding Ryan Shazier, Stephon Tuitt, and Dri Archer to the fold. ***PHOTO1***This will be the final attempt...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Notre Dame Defensive End Stephon Tuitt in the Second Round of the NFL Draft
May 9th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
As fans continue to come to terms with the selection of linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first round, the NFL Draft continues. As fans watch tape, they see Shazier as a playmaker and a player that can make an impact. While that is happening, the Steelers continue to rebuild their...

Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Draft – Day Two Mock
May 8th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
The first round of the NFL Draft is in the books and there are a lot of talented players still available headed into day two. With the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting linebacker Ryan Shazier, there are still some questions that must be answered at both cornerback and wide receiver as the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Ohio State Outside Linebacker Ryan Shazier at Number 15 in the NFL Draft
May 8th, 2014 at 11:27 PM
With fan favorite, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, still on the board, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to a different direction with their number 15 selection. With that pick, the Steelers grabbed Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier.***PHOTO1*** Shazier was one of the more interesting linebacker prospects that the Steelers brought in for a...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Pre-Draft Visitors and Prospect Profiles
May 7th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
For NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers fans, the 2014 NFL Draft is almost here. Teams have their draft boards ready, pundits have the mock drafts on record, and fans have dissected who they believe the picks should be. With this years event pushed until May due to scheduling, teams have had even more time to...

Steelers 101 – NFL Mock Draft – First Round (Final Update)
May 6th, 2014 at 9:56 PM
With the NFL Draft less than two days away, fans are starting to get antsy with the extra time the NFL added due to the scheduling conflict that moved the selection show until May. This is also happening for many reasons, with the uncertainty of the first round being to biggest...

Pittsburgh Steelers Inside Linebacker Sean Spence Receives Full Medical Clearance to Return
May 5th, 2014 at 8:35 PM
On Monday Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert got together for their annual pre-draft press conference. While as usual, there were only a few nuggets about the draft put out, there was some positive injury news that the tandem put out. ***PHOTO1***It appears that the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Georgia Tech Cornerback/Safety Jemea Thomas
May 4th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
There is no doubt that the Pittsburgh Steelers will add players to their secondary during the NFL Draft. Looking at their visit list, there have been three positions that have stood out during the pre-draft process: wide receiver, cornerback, and outside linebacker. In fact, the majority of visitors during the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Virginia Tech Cornerback Kyle Fuller
May 2nd, 2014 at 10:33 PM
As the days continue to wind down until the start of the 2014 NFL Draft, smokescreens are popping up around every corner. Who will the Pittsburgh Steelers take? Right now, your guess is as good as ours. ***PHOTO1*** One player that will definitely garner some attention at number 15 is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Seven Round Mock Draft – Update 3
May 1st, 2014 at 10:35 PM
One of the best parts of the NFL off-season is the NFL Draft. With this years event now less than a week away, draft boards are being finalized and the directions a team may be looking are coming into focus. With the Pittsburgh Steelers, there are still some questions that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Duke Cornerback Ross Cockrell
April 28th, 2014 at 10:10 PM
There is a very good possibility that the Pittsburgh Steelers will grab multiple defensive backs in the upcoming NFL Draft. While this class of cornerbacks may not be as deep as some others, there is some solid mid-to-late round talent that can be found. ***PHOTO1*** One such cornerback is Duke...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Ohio State Outside Linebacker Ryan Shazier
April 24th, 2014 at 2:53 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to be hard team to place during draft preps. While need would point to cornerback, wide receiver, or defensive line early in the process, they could decide to go with the best player available after plugging some holes in free agency. If that is the case,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor UCLA Linebacker Anthony Barr
April 24th, 2014 at 7:44 AM
After drafting Jarvis Jones in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft and placing the Transition Tag on linebacker Jason Worilds , it would be hard to imagine that the Pittsburgh Steelers would select a linebacker with their pick at number 15. However, that could all change if pre-draft...

30 Prospects Set to Attend the 2014 NFL Draft
April 23rd, 2014 at 2:08 PM
On Tuesday, the NFL announced that 30 prospects would be on hand for the NFL Draft. According to the league, all 30 are expected to come off the board within the first three rounds of the draft. Included in with the bigger names of this class; Texas A&M quarterback Johnny...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Oregon State Defensive End Scott Crichton
April 23rd, 2014 at 7:37 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have marginal depth in their linebacker corps heading into 2014. To that end, it should be no surprise that more linebackers have visited the team facilities than at any other position in the draft. While many of those are tweeners and may only provide pass rush value...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pick-up 2015 Option on Defensive End Cameron Heyward
April 22nd, 2014 at 11:43 AM
While much of the recent news has centered around the draft, there was different news coming out of the Pittsburgh Steelers facility early Tuesday. With the CBA deadline to pick up the 2015 contract option for 2011 first round selections approaching, it should come as no surprise to anyone that...