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On the Clock: Steelers’ Sixth-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: Best-player available could be RB, OL, WR, TE, NT, S Most Likely Possibilities (With 191 off the Board and Steelers Picking at No. 196): TE Virgil Green, Nevada; RB Da’Rel Scott, Maryland; WR Darvin Adams, Auburn; … Continue reading

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On the Clock: Steelers’ Fifth-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: Best-player available could be RB, OL, WR, TE, NT, LB, S, Most Likely Possibilities (With 157 off the Board and Steelers Picking at No. 162): TE Virgil Green, Nevada; ILB Quan Sturdivant, North Carolina; RB Jordan … Continue reading

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On the Clock: Steelers’ Fourth-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: Best-player available could be RB, OL, CB, WR, TE, NT, S Most Likely Possibilities (With 123 off the Board and Steelers Picking at No. 128): RB Taiwan Jones, Eastern Washington; TE Virgil Green, Nevada; ILB Quan … Continue reading

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2011 Steelers Draft: Strong Start, Still Plenty to Do

It may have not been in the order that most projected, but the Steelers addressed their three primary needs in this draft through two days. They took the best player available left on their board in the first round in … Continue reading

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On the Clock: Steelers’ Third-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: CB, CB, CB Most Likely Possibilities (With 92 off the Board and Steelers Picking at No. 95): CB Curtis Brown, Texas; ILB Quan Sturdivant, North Carolina; RB Taiwan Jones, Eastern Washington; OL Clint Boling, Georgia; CB … Continue reading

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On the Clock: Steelers’ Second-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: CB, OL Most Likely Possibilities (With 60 off the Board and Steelers Picking at No. 63): CB Johnny Patrick, Louisville; OL Clint Boling, Georgia; CB Curtis Brown, Texas; WR Randall Cobb, Kentucky; OT Marcus Gilbert, Florida; … Continue reading

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Steelers Right to Take Heyward, Must Go CB in Round 2

The Steelers desperately need upgrades at No. 2 and No. 3 cornerback even if veteran free agent Ike Taylor is re-signed. As usual, however, the Steelers made the correct call in selecting Ohio State defensive end Cameron Heyward with the 31st … Continue reading

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On the Clock: Steelers’ First-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: CB, OL, DE Most Likely Possibilities (With 29 off the Board): CB/FS Aaron Williams, Texas; DE Muhammad Wilkerson, Temple; OT Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State; DE Cameron Heyward, Ohio State; Trade-down in to Second Round; CB Brandon … Continue reading

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2011 Steelers Final Mock Draft: Versions 6a-d

Version 6A: (Staying put at the Steelers’ seven original picks with no trades; addressing primary needs first, while mixing in the best-player-available philosophy) 1.    CB/FS Aaron Williams, 6-0, 205, Texas: This goes against the Steelers’ successful recent history of drafting … Continue reading

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Day Before the First Round Draft Notebook

Desperately Seeking Cornerback Help But Not Reaching Put simply: The Steelers must bolster their cornerback corps for 2011 and beyond in this draft. But are either Texas’s Aaron Williams or Miami’s Brandon Harris worthy of the 31st overall pick? No, … Continue reading

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