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There’s a Reason We Draft the Guys We Draft

  Now that the dust from the 2011 NFL Draft has settled and we’ve had time to reflect on not only our draft choices but those of other teams as well, it has become more apparent under the regime of Head Coach Mike Tomlin that we go after not only capable players, but also quality …

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Steelers 2011 Draft Picks assigned jersey numbers

Straight from Steelers.com , the newest members of the Steelers have been issued jersey numbers this week. Now remember, these could very likely change before the season starts but for now this is what they have. DT – Round 1 – Cameron Heyward: #97 (Currently Jason Worilds’ number so I’m guessing that one will change) …

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Marcus Gilbert conference call transcript & initial overview

Marcus Gilbert

The Steelers have finally begun addressing the offensive line after all this time, with some quality picks in the last 2 years. Maurkice Pouncey in 2010 and now Marcus Gilbert here in the 2011 draft.  The depth, or lackthereof, was tested beyond it’s limits last season. We are now starting to see some quality personnel …

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Cameron Heyward conference call transcript & initial overview

Cam Heyward

Most of the Steeler Nation was hoping for the name “Aaron Williams” to be called when the Steelers handed in their draft card at Radio City Music hall late Thursday evening.  Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert had different ideas though, and seemingly all along they were targeting the defensive tackle from OSU, Cameron Heyward.  The …

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