Steelers would have taken Adams in Round 1?

The Steelers got a gift when David DeCastro fell to them at pick 24 in the 2012 NFL Draft.  DeCastro was a top 10 prospect but expected to fall into the teens because he is a guard.  Pass rushers and cornerbacks passed him up on draft day and DeCastro continued to slip.  The Steelers […]

Steelers 2012 Mock Draft: Final

It is the Monday before the draft.  That means it is time for the final installment of the Steelers 2012 Mock Draft.  Consensus from all around is that Dont’a Hightower ILB from Alabama should be our pick at number 24.  That seems to be in the books.  The Steelers could throw a curveball.  Someone could […]

Steelers Draft Options if Dont’a Hightower is off the board

Most everyone on the planet has Alabama ILB Dont’a Hightower headed to the Steelers in the 2012 NFL Draft.  I am one of those people.  Hightower fits the scheme perfectly and he could help this team right away.  He looks and plays like a Steeler already and it would be great to have him on […]

Steelers have 4 more prospects visiting the facility today including BB&G projected first round pick Dont’a Hightower

The Steelers are having four more players visit the facility today according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.  All of which are interesting players.  They have Dont’a Hightower, LaMichael James, David Paulson and Amini Silatolu visiting.  All of these guys are guys I would not mind seeing on the squad.

First and […]

Cal LB Mychal Kendricks to visit the Steelers

Cal inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks is going to make a visit to the Steelers this week according to  He will also be visiting with 4 other teams.  One of those teams is the Baltimore Ravens.  It is unknown which day Kendricks will be visiting the team.

Kendricks is considered to possibly be the […]

Steelers 2012 Mock Draft Version 4: It’s April

We are less then a month out from the NFL Draft.  Things are starting to become a little bit more clear around the league as to who teams look to be interested in as first round prospects.  All of the compensation picks have been handed out.  Teams know the exact picks they have so they […]

Steelers need to draft skill first and big uglies after

The positions that most people care about in this upcoming draft involve the offensive line.  The team is in need of an upgrade at both guards and they could use a true left tackle.  Marcus Gilbert will head over to that position this year.  He played very well at right tackle last year as a […]

Steelers 2012 Potential First Round Draft Picks: Defense

On to the defensive side of the ball.  While the Steelers may look on the offensive line in the first round the defense is where the talent is in the later part of the first round. The Steelers have gone defense 3 of the last 5 years in the first round.  They picked up Ziggy […]

Kevin Colbert attends Alabama Pro Day

Alabama had their Pro Day today.  It was the first of two pro days for the Crimson Tide.  They will be having another for injured running back Trent Richardson, linebacker Courtney Upshaw and injured safety Mark Barron.  In attendance at that Pro Day today was Steelers GM Kevin Colbert.  There were many high ranking players […]

Steelers 2012 Mock Draft Version 3: Combine

The NFL Scouting Combine is over and it is time to get the third installment of my mock draft in.  It was a good combine and we got a good show.  Dontari Poe was a beast and he will no longer be around when the Steelers pick.  David DeCastro confirmed how good he really is. […]

Steelers to meet with Dont’a Hightower and Dontari Poe on Saturday

In what was my favorite news of the day the Steelers met with Dont’a Hightower according to Ken Laird of Trib Live Radio.  They also are going to meet with Dontari Poe.  Hightower is my favorite prospect in this draft, at least where I think the Steelers can actually reach to.  This is something […]

The Steelers need to upgrade the pass rush

The Steelers had the number 1 defense in the NFL last season.  They gave up the least amount of total yards and points in the NFL last season.  They used their bend but do not break style to help them get victories and it got them a 12-4 record and a trip to the playoffs […]

Steelers 2012 Team Needs: Inside Linebacker

The final installment of the Steelers 2012 Team Needs concernrs Inside Linebacker.  It may seem like a back door need as of right now, but when it comes to Salary Cap crunch time, it may become a top priority.  The Steelers are anywhere from $22-$27 million over the cap depending upon who you talk […]

Steelers 2012 Mock Draft Version 2: Senior Bowl

Time for the second running of my Steelers Mock Draft.  The Senior Bowl has past and more tape has been watched.  Many things have changed and more info is out on all the potential draftees.  Guys have made big names for themselves with their play in the Senior Bowl.  The board is constantly […]

Steelers 2012 Mock Draft

Now that all the underclassmen have declared for the 2012 NFL Draft it is time to take a shot a Mock Draft.  Since we do not have the comp picks yet I will stick with a seven round seven pick mock draft.  This will be the first of 5 mock drafts.  The next will be […]