Category Archives: Front Office

More Willie Colon, Flozell Adams and Right Tackle News

The NFL and the Players Association are still fighting over which side gets the largest chunk of a pie filled with billions of dollars, and it’s just about ready to bring the NFL offseason to a complete stop. That said, … Continue reading

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Pre-Combine Analysis on Steelers’ Draft Needs, Strategy

The 2011 NFL Scouting Combine begins Thursday and any mock drafts for the Steelers are useless until we know if a lockout will occur on March 4th, which would alter how Pittsburgh should approach the upcoming April draft. (Related: If … Continue reading

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Lockout Would Be Awful, Could Aid 2011 Steelers

The NFL is currently the most popular sports league in U.S. history, coming off a record-breaking season in revenues and an epic Super Bowl between two storied franchises that was viewed by an estimated 111 million Americans.  Yet a possible … Continue reading

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What Should the Steelers Do With Aaron Smith?

Aaron Smith has played 156 games over 12 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers since being selected in the fourth-round of the 1999 draft. He’s been a workhorse in their 3-4 defense and a vital cog in a system that requires … Continue reading

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Jared Veldheer: The OT Who Should Have Been the Steelers’ 2010 2nd-Round Pick

The Steelers’ 2010 draft class has already paid huge dividends and appears to be one of Pittsburgh’s best and deepest draft hauls in recent years. Eight of the 10 draft picks are still on the 53-man roster and five are … Continue reading

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Tomlin Deserves Consideration for NFL Coach of the Year

There are several outstanding candidates for NFL Coach of the Year this fall. Todd Haley is the one I would bet on if he ends up leading the Chiefs to 11 wins and an AFC West title. Certainly strong arguments … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution: Steelers Should Draft Multiple Offensive Linemen in 2011

Jim Wexell of SteelCityInsider.net provides a must-read, detailed breakdown of all the key prospects for the upcoming NFL draft to watch in the nine bowl games held today and Saturday. But my primary concern has long been and remains the … Continue reading

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2011 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft Version 3.0

The Steelers have four realistic options for their first-round draft pick in 2011, each of which would fill a major need. They could draft an offensive guard (Mike Pouncey) who would almost certainly start as a rookie and provide a … Continue reading

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Steelers Could Ignore OT Again in 2011 NFL Draft to Focus On Need and Value

Pittsburgh is the only NFL franchise that has not drafted an offensive tackle prospect in the first two rounds in any NFL draft over the past decade (2001-10). Do not be shocked if that streak continues in the 2011 NFL … Continue reading

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Formula Still Exists for Steelers to Win 7th Super Bowl Title

The Pittsburgh Steelers organization and their fanbase were humbled in a 39-26 beatdown by visiting New England on Sunday that was much more lopsided than the final score indicates, and exposed all of the major weaknesses of a Pittsburgh squad … Continue reading

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