Category Archives: Draft

Steelers Make Correct Calls on 53-Man Roster, But Maybe Not the Practice Squad

As usual, the Steelers’ front office and coaching staff had to make some tough decisions on the team’s final roster cuts. And as the brain trust of the best franchise in the NFL normally does, they made the right ones. … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Chats With Baron Batch

It’s not often that a seventh-round pick generates a lot of interest on draft day, but the Steelers selection of Baron Batch last month proved to be a rather large exception. Almost immediately Steelers fans (us included) found themselves intrigued … Continue reading

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More NFL Draft Silliness…

While we wait for the 2011 season to be canceled, more words and tables about the 2000-2010 NFL Drafts and why the Steelers are so unbelievably awesome… Just a few more odds and ends from my previous SL Time Machine … Continue reading

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SL Time Machine: More Re-Draftin’, 2000-2010

Rick Reilly has an edict that, ironically, he seems to repeat every time he opens his mouth: “One of my rules is to write sentences that have never been uttered before in the history of the English language.” I will … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #45.1: Doug Farrar Recaps the NFL Draft

Now that the draft is in the rear view it seemed like the perfect time to get Doug Farrar of Football Outsiders and’s Shutdown Corner back on the horn to review how things played out. Naturally, we discuss the … Continue reading

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Goin’ Deep: Cameron Heyward

Reader EasyLikeSundayMorning sent this comment along Tuesday night: “A suggestion for a post: a listing of the best articles, videos, scouting reports, etc. for each of our draft picks. I’m lazy and I assume I’m not the only one.” If … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #45: Chris Fuamatu-Ma’afala

The 2011 NFL Draft is in the books and this is the podcast where we talk about it. For a team picking at the bottom of every round, the Steelers made Friday through Saturday pretty exciting. (By the way, you … Continue reading

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A Look at What the AFC North Did On Draft Weekend

We already know what the Steelers did during the 2011 NFL Draft, but what about the teams they’re competing with in the AFC North? Here’s a quick look…

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SL Post-Draft Discussion Thread for Week of May 1

This is your thread to talk the draft, free agency, labor issues — anything but William and Kate. First, thanks to everyone for hanging with us through the weekend. The first-round live chat was a huge success. Also, to paraphrase … Continue reading

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Baron Batch Has a Blog You Should Check Out

For the past three days something related to the NFL draft has been on my television, mainly as background noise while I did other stuff around the house (cleaning, some other writing work, etc.) only to check in whenever the … Continue reading

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