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NFL Draft: 4 Reasons Former Vols QB Joshua Dobbs Is in the Perfect Situation With the Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh took former Tennessee football quarterback Joshua Dobbs in the 2017 NFL Draft. Here are four reasons the Volunteers legend is a perfect fit. Derek Barnett was the star for the Vols in this year’s NFL Draft. But Josh Dobbs was set to go higher than any Tennessee football quarterback since Peyton Manning went to […] NFL Draft: 4 Reasons Former Vols QB Joshua Dobbs Is...
Via All for Tennessee
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Pittsburgh Steelers draft class

After the dust has settled from the three-day NFL Draft in Philadelphia, it is an appropriate time to evaluate how the Pittsburgh Steelers utilized their eight picks. Going into the draft, defensive help in the secondary was a priority for the Steelers. The situation with Martavis Bryant necessitated some attention to the receiving core and the team was rumored to be looking for...
Via isportsweb.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Butch Jones connection: Why Josh Dobbs is excited to play in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have two of the most high-profile players to play under coach Butch Jones: Antonio Brown (Central Michigan) and Josh Dobbs (Tennessee). On a conference call with Tennessee media, Dobbs joked about how many times he heard the former Central Michigan coach talk about Brown, one of his former players. “More times there were days in those four years,”...

CBS Gives Steelers A “B” For 2017 Draft Grade

I know, I know. Draft grades are sorta silly and pointless. I’m not crazy about them either. But some people do and at the least, they provide another jumping off point as we begin to put a bow on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft class. Pete Prisco jumped into the fray...
Via Steelers Depot
5 hours ago

Mike Tomlin: James Harrison ‘A Quality Example Of Professionalism’ For T.J. Watt, Young OLBs

Mike Tomlin is pretty widely regarded as one of the better head coaches in the league, but that doesn’t mean that he isn’t polarizing within the Pittsburgh Steelers fan base, at least for a small minority who would like to see him gone. Those select few probably can’t stand the...
Via Steelers Depot
6 hours ago

Martavis Bryant Must Remember Who His Friends Are

It has been an interesting extended weekend for Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant. In the middle of the week, he learned that he was being conditionally reinstated after serving a suspension for over a year. Then on the second day of the draft, Pittsburgh added a wide receiver at...
Via Steelers Depot
8 hours ago

Josh Dobbs responds to Ben Roethlisberger’s ‘Welcome to the family’ tweet

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected former Tennessee QB Joshua Dobbs with the 153rd pick in the fourth round (yes, the exact same pick that the Dallas Cowboys used to select Dak Prescott last year) in the 2017 NFL Draft this weekend. The ex-Volunteer goes to a team that already has an entrenched starting quarterback in Ben Roethlisberger, so Dobbs won’t face immediate pressure to...

2017 Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Reaction: Day Three

Days one and two are all about splash. Day three is about value — and the Steelers found plenty of it Saturday. For the first two days, the Steelers had done a fine job at the 2017 NFL Draft. They plugged a future hole at outside linebacker by drafting T.J. Watt, younger brother of J.J. Watt, and got borderline first-round talent at wide receiver, all the way at the back end of...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
10 hours ago

All you will need to know about the four Steelers Day 3 draft picks

The Pittsburgh Steelers concluded the 2017 NFL Draft with four picks from Rounds 4-7. See who they were, and learn more about these individuals all right here! Entering the 2017 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a number of draft needs which they needed to address. Outside linebacker, cornerback, safety, defensive line, running back, wide receiver and even quarterback were positions...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
11 hours ago

There are many reasons the Steelers drafted Juju Smith-Schuster in the 2nd round, and Martavis Bryant is one of them

Yes, receiver Juju Smith-Schuster, the Steelers second round pick out of USC, could be the answer to the struggles of Sammie Coates. But he could also be the answer to the ongoing problems of promising yet troubled receiver Martavis Bryant. Another year, another head-scratching Steelers second round draft pick. Yes, whether it’s taking Jason Worilds instead of Sean Lee, Le...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
12 hours ago

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Western Michigan DE Keion Adams in Seventh Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers select Western Michigan defensive end, Keion Adams in the seventh-round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Well, the draft is behind us and the Pittsburgh Steelers round out their draft class with a defensive end from Western Michigan. Keion Adams is another outside linebacker the Steelers can use in both coverage and pass […] Pittsburgh Steelers Select Western Michigan...
Via Still Curtain
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Select JuJu Smith-Schuster in Second Round of 2017 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected JuJu Smith-Schuster in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft. The two-time Second-Team All-Pac 12 wide receiver, JuJu Smith-Schuster heads to the Pittsburgh Steelers as Ben Roethlisberger’s new toy on the outside. The physical wideout out of USC has some of the most reliable hands in the draft and will […] Pittsburgh Steelers Select JuJu Smith...
Via Still Curtain
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Steelers OT responds to Myles Garrett wanting to sack Ben Roethlisberger

Defensive end Myles Garrett getting selected first overall by the Cleveland Browns automatically pairs him up against Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger twice per season.Coincidentally enough, Big Ben is the quarterback Garrett said he first wishes to meet. Roethlisberger’s right tackle Marcus Gilbert was quick to respond to Garrett’s remarks. It looks like Garrett...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watt brothers looking forward to Christmas Day tilt

New Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker  T.J. Watt will face his older brother J.J. when the Houston Texans host Pittsburgh on Christmas Day.While this game will be a fun one for fans to watch, T.J. described the upcoming matchup in a more personal way.“I played with him in the backyard a bunch, I’ve seen him play a bunch, we’ve never been on the same field in full uniforms competitively...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Select T.J. Watt in First Round of 2017 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made their selection, and will add pass rusher, T.J. Watt, to their defense with the 30th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. After weeks of debating whether the Pittsburgh Steelers would go edge rusher, defensive back, or possibly an offensive weapon, the Steelers add T.J. Watt. The brother of All-Pro defensive […] Pittsburgh Steelers Select T.J. Watt in First...
Via Still Curtain
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL to honor late Steelers owner Dan Rooney during draft

Former Pittsburgh Steelers owner and chairman Dan Rooney passed away earlier this month at the age of 84. A transcendent figure around the sports world, those within football took time to pay their respects following his death.An Ambassador to Ireland under Barack Obama, the former president also took time out of his schedule to attend Rooney’s funeral.Needless to say, the respect...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers could move on from Ladarius Green, draft tight end

Just a year after making Ladarius Green their main free-agent signing, the Steelers could draft a tight end to replace him.Green has been hampered by ankle injuries and concussions, and he played in just six games last year. He had a couple of standout performances in those games. He caught six passes for 110 yards and a touchdown in a 24-14 win over the Giants in Week 13. He caught...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Pick the Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 NFL Draft classThe first round of the 2017 NFL Draft is tonight, so why not take some time to predict who the Pittsburgh Steelers will add to their roster over the weekend? by Jeff … Martavis Bryant reinstated by the NFL on “conditional” basisAccording to the Steelers, Bryant is allowed to return to the team’s training facility … been...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

When it comes to drafting players, Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin is one of the best in the business

On the eve of the 2017 NFL draft, the Steelers once again find themselves picking late in the first round, as they possess the No. 30 overall selection.  This isn’t a bad thing, of course, as it is a result of the team consistently winning — although it can be frustrating for fans to hear all the hype surrounding the top 10-15 players while knowing their team essentially has...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Martavis Bryant and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver situation

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert’s statement earlier in the week regarding Martavis Bryant makes the Steelers wide receiver situation much more uncertain heading into the NFL Draft. Colbert said that the team would operate under the assumption that Bryant would not be with the team until he physically was at their facilities. This would significantly impact how...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger makes peace with hometown in ceremony

Ben Roethlisberger has long had a rather difficult relationship with his hometown of Findlay, Ohio, but he appears to be moving past some things.Roethlisberger and his sister Carlee were inducted into the Hancock County Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, and it provided the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback with an opportunity to make peace with his hometown.“Some negative things were...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell drops first music video

NFL players need to have something to do in between offseason workouts and Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is getting into the music scene.Bell has been rapping for a minute (think that’s what the kids say these days) but his debut music video dropped this past Sunday. Using the alias “Juice,” which may or may not be a good idea to borrow that nickname, Bell posted the...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates pay tribute to Dan Rooney

The Pittsburgh Pirates paid a nice tribute to Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney on the field at PNC Park.Rooney’s name appeared behind home plate at PNC Park during Friday’s game against the New York Yankees. The team also painted a Steelers logo featuring Rooney’s initials on the back of the pitcher’s mound. Rooney passed away Apr. 13 at the age of 84. He had been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Heyward upset Steelers playing on Christmas again

The Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to play on Christmas for the second straight year, and at least one of their players is not happy about it.Cam Heyward saw his team’s schedule for the 2017 season and grumbled about the Steelers playing on Christmas again: The Steelers were one of four teams to play on Christmas in 2016, which took place on Sunday. Most of the teams played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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