Category Archives: Draft

3 Steelers’ Mock Drafts, Some With Trades

Feel free to add your thoughts, mocks and critiques. But these mocks try to address Pittsburgh’s major, long-term and depth-chart needs, while taking advantage of the draft’s strengths at various rounds for specific positions. DRAFT 1 Staying Put (Steelers do … Continue reading

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Steelers Should Draft OLB Jarvis Jones If He Falls To No. 17

Kevin Colbert has a simple philosophy when drafting in the first round, with the Pittsburgh general manager having repeatedly said over the years that the Steelers’ brass places the most value on actual gametape, instead of 40-yard-dash times or other … Continue reading

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Steelers Defensive Position Analyses and Draft Needs

As Terry Bradshaw so eloquently likes to say, “When you think of the Pittsburgh Steelers, you think of defense.” That sentiment has largely held true for the better part of 40+ years. For the second consecutive year and fourth time … Continue reading

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Steelers Offensive Position Analyses and Draft Needs

A long-standing premise in evaluating a team’s NFL draft is that landing two eventual starters and three contributors equates to a successful draft. But the Pittsburgh Steelers likely need a much better haul in both of those categories from this … Continue reading

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Projected 53-man Roster and Other Goodies (V. 4.0)

The Steelers must cut their roster to 53 before midnight today. But that will likely not be the opening-day roster, which is what we try to project at SteelersLounge.com throughout the offseason. With all the various Steelers who are nursing … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Steelers’ 2012 NFL Draft, Expert-Stye

Our good buddy Doug Farrar of Shutdown Corner has a weekly podcast with NFL Films’ Greg Cosell. In the latest episode, they recount the AFC North draft haul and because I know many of you are among the laziest people … Continue reading

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Steelers Almost Traded Up With Jets to Get DeCastro

JJ brought it up on our draft preview podcast, Ted mentioned it midway through the first round, and according to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora, the Steelers were this close to trading up to grab Stanford guard David DeCastro, the … Continue reading

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Ridiculously Early 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Projected Roster and Other Goodies (V 1.0)

It is a week from the end of the three-day NFL Draft, which most experts believe saw the Steelers tally one of their better hauls in recent memory. Moreover, thanks to some unbelievable, bust-your-tail reporting by Steelers Depot, names of the … Continue reading

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Let’s Predict the 2012 Starting Lineups!

We talked about it on the last podcast, and Gerry Dulac mentioned it earlier this week: it’s reasonable to assume that David DeCastro will be a starter from Day 1. (The only issue is whether it’ll be at right or … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #71: Orpheus Roye

Hey, hey, hey, it’s another Steelers Lounge Podcast. On this episode we take a look at one of the best drafts in recent memory, specifically, what we should expect from David DeCastro and Mike Adams in Year 1. We also … Continue reading

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