Category Archives: 2011 mock draft

Steelers 23, Colts 20: We Almost Saw a Tight End Play Tackle

And doesn’t that just about sum it up? An ugly ass win is a still a win, but man … wow. I didn’t expect this game to be an easy win, mainly because there is no such thing as an … 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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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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Under-the-Radar Diamonds in the Rough…

…and any other draft-related cliches you can think of At this point, two days out from the draft, we pretty much know what to expect. The Steelers have primary needs along the offensive line and in the secondary, and there’s … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Steelers’ 7-Round 2011 Draft Value Board

The Steelers are a squad that usually does not maneuver much during the draft. As such, the draft-value board below is simply a list of players I like and/or players that the Steelers have shown interest in (particularly visits to … Continue reading

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2011 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft, Version 5

Okay, it is time to stop worrying about how free agency or the NFL labor strife will affect the Steelers in the draft. Pittsburgh, like every other team in the league, will not have those answers before the draft, and … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft Round Up: 3.0

Leading up to April’s draft we’ll take an occasional look around the web and update you on a list of mock drafts and which players people have going to the Steelers. This is the third such update. We’re searching the … Continue reading

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Fantasy Island Mock Draftin’: What if Steelers Had Pats’ First Six Picks?

Here’s something I didn’t know until the other day: the Patriots have six of the first 92 picks in the NFL Draft. That fact had somehow escaped me, although given Bill Belichick’s penchant for wheelin’ and dealin’, it’s not at … Continue reading

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Should the Steelers Consider Adding Another Pass Catching Tight End?

If you’re compiling a list of Steelers pre-draft needs (and I’m willing to bet that you are) you’re not likely to put tight end anywhere near the top. Heath Miller is one of the best all-around players at the position … Continue reading

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The Danny Watkins Fascination

If you’ve been paying attention to the endless stream of mock drafts floating around the Internet over the past couple of months there’s a good chance you’ve stumbled across one that featured the Steelers using their first-round pick on Baylor … Continue reading

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