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Pittsburgh Steelers Can Only Watch as 2013 Season Comes to Painful End

First, the Pittsburgh Steelers started the season 0-4. Then they were disgraced in New England. Then a three-game winning streak came to an excruciating end on Thanksgiving night in Baltimore. Then Antonio Brown stepped out of bounds against the Dolphins, foiling what might have been an Immaculate Reception for a new generation. None of that …

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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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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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5 Worst Multiple-Pick Rounds in Pittsburgh Steelers Drafts Since 2000

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had multiple picks in 21 rounds of the NFL draft since 2000, when Kevin Colbert became director of football operations. Picking multiple players in a single round is almost like having a mini-draft. Sometimes, however, these multiple-pick rounds turn into multiple disappointments. In assessing the Steelers’ five worst multiple-pick draft rounds …

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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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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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Pittsburgh Steelers: A Look at the Five Fastest Wide Receivers in the 2013 NFL Draft

It’s been established in this space that if Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is available, the Pittsburgh Steelers should select him with the No. 17 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. But what if Patterson is gone by the time the Steelers pick? What if they pick an outside linebacker or a running back instead? …

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