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Steelers’ Fans Need To Be Patient With Jarvis Jones

Going into the 2013 NFL Draft, I wasn’t too high on Jarvis Jones and was hoping one of the top guards would drop the Steelers in Chance Warmack or Jonathan Cooper. I didn’t really have a good reason to be down on Jones and was going more just on a feeling I had about him. …

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Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Tomlin’s Drafts Aren’t as Bad as They Seem

Amid the rubble of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 0-4 start, there’s plenty of blame to go around. Mike Tomlin’s drafts have been among the targets of that finger-pointing. That’s certainly part of the problem. We’re fresh off ripping the Steelers 2012 draft class. While there’s still time for some of those 2012 selections to blossom, the …

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Draft is Hurting Them in 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen enough of Mike Adams for now. That doesn’t say much for their player evaluation leading up to the 2012 NFL draft. Amid the desperation caused by their 0-4 start, the Steelers took the desperate measure of trading a conditional draft pick to the Arizona Cardinals for offensive tackle Levi Brown, …

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So Far, So Good for Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Draft Class

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expecting tangible contributions from their newest draft class as they embark on the 2013 season. That’s something that was missing in 2011 and 2012, when they followed a one-and-done playoff showing by missing the playoffs altogether. It’s still too early to really assess the Steelers’ 2013 draft. These guys need to …

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Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Surprise Candidates to Earn a Roster Spot

Pittsburgh Steelers training camp is in full swing at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa., with 90 players on the roster. Collectively, those 90 players are like a block of wood that the Steelers will carve into a 53-man roster by Sept. 1. If the finished work of art is a masterpiece, the Steelers will …

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Shamarko Thomas Can Bring Swagger Back to Pittsburgh Steelers Defense

Shamarko is already making his mark. Pittsburgh Steelers rookie safety Shamarko Thomas, drafted in the fourth round, told Tom Robinson of the Virginian-Pilot that he expects to be fined in the NFL because of the way he plays football. Believe or not, that should be music to the Steelers’ ears. When the Steelers cut James …

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Top 5 Multiple-Pick Rounds in Pittsburgh Steelers Drafts Since 2000 (Part 1 of 2)

If the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers draft was made into a movie, the dramatic climax would come in the fourth round. The Steelers traded next year’s third-round pick for the Browns’ fourth-round pick, No. 111, to draft flashy safety Shamarko Thomas. Then, four picks later, the Steelers dropped some jaws by drafting Landry Jones. Jones is …

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If Steelers’ 2013 Draft Is Any Good, We’ll Know in 2013

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2013 draft. Jarvis Jones could make opposing quarterbacks fear the Steelers again. Le’Veon Bell could be the Steelers’ first iconic running back since Jerome Bettis. Markus Wheaton could be Mike Wallace with a brain. Shamarko Thomas could fly all over the field and …

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2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Draft: Pro Bowl Odds for Every Pick

Applying letter grades to each team’s NFL draft has become such a hackneyed practice. It’s Kentucky Derby weekend, so let’s set numerical Pro Bowl odds for each member of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 draft class. These are the odds of each player making the Pro Bowl at least once in his career, not necessarily in …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Went by the Book in the 2013 NFL Draft

Just call him Broadway Jarvis. Already immortalized with food artwork in his likeness at a Subway in Manhattan, Jarvis Jones made the Namath-like prediction that he wouldn’t get past the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, according to NFL.com. The Steelers had the No. 17 pick, and that’s exactly when …

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