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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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Pittsburgh Steelers: Cordarrelle Patterson is Worth Taking with the No. 17 Pick in the 2013 NFL Draft

If the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t take a wide receiver in the 2013 NFL Draft, Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert should demoted to hot dog vendors at Heinz Field. Mike Wallace is now a Dolphin swimming in money, and the Steelers are left with Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders as their only remaining receivers who have …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Are in a Good Position with the No. 17 Pick in the 2013 NFL Draft

Since Kevin Colbert became the Pittsburgh Steelers’ director of player personnel in 2000, they have not missed on a first-round draft pick, although it’s too early to tell on Cameron Heyward and David DeCastro. The 2013 NFL draft is no time for the Steelers to snap that first-round streak. Coming off an 8-8 season, the …

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Takeaways from Round-by-Round Value Grades of Pittsburgh Steelers Drafts

To the casual fan, it might not seem like a big deal that the Pittsburgh Steelers have been awarded a compensatory sixth-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, as Pro Football Talk reports. However, in analyzing the round-by-round value of the last 12 Steelers drafts, we were reminded that Antonio Brown and Chris Kemoeatu were …

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Grading the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Round-by-Round Value in the 2011 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers will need some help from their 2011 NFL Draft class if they want to avoid a second straight season that ends in December. It will be a few years before the value grade for this draft is set in stone. Six of the seven players chosen are still with the Steelers. If …

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Grading the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Round-by-Round Value in the 2010 NFL Draft

Where there was so much hubris a year earlier, a dark cloud hung over the Pittsburgh Steelers as they prepared for the 2010 NFL Draft. Just like they did three years earlier, the Steelers flopped as defending champions, missing the playoffs in 2009. The organization was disgraced further when Ben Roethlisberger’s transgressions in Milledgeville, Ga., …

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Grading the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Round-by-Round Value in the 2009 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers started 2009 on a euphoric note, winning their sixth championship with a heart-stopping victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII. It was the Steelers’ second title in four years. Ben Roethlisberger, 26 at the time, had two rings and was in the prime of his career. He wouldn’t jeopardize all …

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