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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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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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On the Steelers; Brown-Taylor fight nothing new so why the big deal?

If you have siblings, then you get it. If you have ever spent a year or more in a college dormitory then you get it. If you have worked in the same office with the same people day after day, then you get it too. What you are ‘getting’ is that these environments and situations …

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2012 Steelers training camp: Day 2 recap – Pics included

First full day of practice at Steelers Training Camp, Latrobe

The afternoon practice today started at 2:55pm and will run until about 5pm. With the exception of those players on the PUP list, all are expected to participate in the first full day of training camp. James Harrison, Max Starks, Da-mon Cromartie-Smith, Rashard Mendenhall, Casey Hampton, and Jason Worilds are on the list and cannot …

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On the Steelers; Wallace playing a game with few good cards

I cannot believe I’m going here again but I will. This is yet another Mike Wallace piece that I feel more and more inclined to get out to the masses so as to halt anyone jumping from one of the bridges in Pittsburgh. With Official Team Activities, or OTAs beginning today for the Steelers, the …

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OTAs set to begin with three big absences

Known around the professional football world as “OTAs,” Official Team Activities are scheduled to get underway this week for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The fact that these were not participated in last season due to the lockout is one thing, but this year’s OTAs take on even more meaning this year in Pittsburgh with new offensive coordinator Todd …

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Steelers 2012 draft is like Christmas coming early

I have to admit that watching Stanford offensive lineman David DeCastro fall during the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft reminded me of my favorite Christmas movie, ‘A Christmas Story.’ Much like young Ralphie, I really never dreamed that what I actually wanted would truly come my way but as in the case of …

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DeCastro selection could be table setter for a great Steelers’ draft

Sometimes it pays to be patient and it clearly did for the Pittsburgh Steelers last night as the best offensive guard prospect in the National Football League Draft fell in their lap at number 24. David DeCastro from Stanford is now a Pittsburgh Steeler and is exactly what this team needed. If you were at …

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Pegging the Steelers’ first round selection; Options are few

As I wrote over the past weekend, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafts are not always the most exciting and that simply comes from being successful. Translation; you pick later in the first round. I will never claim to be Mel Kiper, Jr. although I will play him on this blog. I’m not going to pick our …

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Mendenhall situation could create interesting sub-plots

The Pittsburgh Steelers and General Manager Kevin Colbert are now claiming that Rashard Mendenhall may in fact see some action 2012. According to ESPN AFC North Insider Jamison Hensley, Colbert claims the Steelers will get Mendenhall some playing time if indeed he heals and rehabs as expected. Colbert believes running backs usually aren’t 100% for …

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