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Ranking the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Top 7 Drafts Since 2000

The football world has descended upon Indianapolis this week for the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. When all the bench presses, vertical leaps and 40-yard dash times for the 335 combine participants are recorded, the buildup to the 2014 NFL draft will kick into high gear. Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, who began his scouting …

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Pittsburgh Steelers: 2013 Report Card for Offense

The grades are in on the offensive side of the ball for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Although the Steelers were like a broken record in 2013, missing the playoffs for a second straight year and finishing 8-8 for the second straight year, the offense wasn’t the problem, at least not in the second half of …

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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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Steelers Primer – Week 3 – vs. Chicago Bears

If you go back to last year, and count this year’s preseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now won two of their last 13 games after Monday night’s pitiable performance against the Cincinnati Bengals. The offense showed a few signs of life late in the first half and late in the game, but too many mistakes …

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Steelers Vs. Bengals: Probabilities and Fantasy Analysis

After the Steelers put up a dud at home against the Titans, it’s no shocker that most are predicting the Bengals will win at home tonight. At Sports Tradex, market participants in their free prediction market are predicting the Bengals have a 75% chance to win.   While the Steelers looked bad in their opening …

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Jonathan Dwyer Most Disappointing Of Final Cuts By The Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Jonathan Dwyer in the sixth round of the 2010 draft, I thought he would end up being a steal. Through his first two seasons with the team however, Dwyer hadn’t shown much other than short flashes while running for 151 total yards. That, coupled with constant reports of Dwyer showing …

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Can Felix Jones Even Make the Pittsburgh Steelers Roster?

Remember when the Pittsburgh Steelers could get useful Cowboys castoffs? Don’t expect running back Felix Jones to make Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert look like geniuses the way Flozell Adams did in 2010. The Steelers traded outside linebacker Adrian Robinson to the Philadelphia Eagles for Jones on Friday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. This isn’t …

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Summer Reading List

It’s no-more-pencils-no-more-books time for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Like millions of kids across America, the Steelers’ summer vacation has begun. Their offseason work ended Thursday with the final day of mandatory minicamp. No more practices until training camp begins July 26 at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa. Just because the Steelers have six weeks off …

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

In case you missed it, we’re counting down the five best multiple-pick rounds in Pittsburgh Steelers drafts since Kevin Colbert started running the draft in 2000. After revealing No. 4 and No. 5 in Part 1 of this series (click here), we’ll unveil the top three here. Prosportstransactions.com was used for information on draft trades. …

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2012 Grades, Position by Position, Running Backs

If the quarterbacks had a bipolar year, the running backs were busy redefining the term “inconsistent.” The Steelers finished the year 20th in rushing attempts (412), and 26th in rushing yards (1537). That hardly qualifies as “Steelers football.” You know, the game we are all familiar with, when the Steelers run the ball down the opponent’s throats?

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