Category Archives: Draft

Great First Two Days of the 2012 Draft; Steelers’ Ideal Scenarios for Day 3

In reality, the Steelers could have made questionable picks from rounds 2-7 and most fans would still be giddy about stealing David DeCastro at pick No. 24 in the first round. DeCastro seemingly has no weaknesses, answers Pittsburgh’s greatest short-term … Continue reading

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2012 Steelers Draft, Rounds 2-3: Open Thread

Well, the first round couldn’t have gone any better. But there’s still work to do. The Steelers have needs at linebacker and possibly defensive line.  Of course, as always, it’ll depend on what happens in front of them. In the … Continue reading

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Luck Seems To Shine Steelers Way Again In First Round

If you’re a Steelers’ fan, you probably don’t have a whole lot to complain about how the Steelers are run. They hire a top-notch coach every 15-20 years or so, they draft first-round picks that succeed year after year, and … Continue reading

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2012 Steelers Draft, Round 1: Open Thread

It’s draft time, peeps. We’ll post a thread for each day of the proceedings so consider this your first-round thread. Feel free to make your first-round predictions in the comments (and if you’re so inclined, mock all seven rounds of … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #70: Ernie Stautner

Yes, we’re jerks for leaving you without so much as a card. But we’re back! (We’re out of money and need a place to stay, sure, but that’s not the point. The point is that we missed you. Also, can … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Mock Draft and Projected 53-Man Roster (V. 1.0)

Note 1: This is my fifth installment of a series on the Steelers’ possible moves before the 2012 season and the first Steelers Lounge mock draft for 2012. If you have not done so, it is advisable to at least … Continue reading

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Projecting Salary Cap Cuts and Moves for the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers (Part 4)

Note 1: This is the fourth installment of a five-part series on the Steelers’ 2012 salary-cap dilemmas that are more pronounced than ever before and will result in some difficult cuts. If you have not done so, please read the … Continue reading

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Examining the Steelers’ Philosophical and Pragmatic Moves and Non-Moves that Will Make Getting Under the 2012 Salary Cap Both Challenging and Risky (Part 3)

Note: This is the third of a five-part series being published this week examining the 2012 Steelers, with a focus on the team’s salary-cap challenges. If you have not done so, please read Monday’s detailed synopsis on the salary-cap and … Continue reading

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Steelers Face Tough 2012 Offseason Decisions, But Are Not in “Salary Cap Hell” (Part 2)

Note: This is the second installment of a five-part series being published this week examining the 2012 Steelers, with a focus on the team’s salary-cap challenges. If you have not done so, please read Monday’s detailed synopsis to better comprehend … Continue reading

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Explaining the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 Salary-Cap Quandary (Part 1)

Note 1: This is the first installment of a five-part series on the Steelers’ 2012 salary cap challenges that will appear daily this week on Steelers Lounge. The initial article below provides a basic synopsis of the Steelers’ complicated salary-cap … Continue reading

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