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Pittsburgh Steelers Awarded Three Compensation Selections in the 2014 NFL Draft
March 24th, 2014 at 8:42 PM
One of the items released by the NFL Monday at the owners meetings was the complete list of compensation selections for the 2014 NFL Draft. This year, the league awarded 32 selections to 13 franchises, who took significant hits during free agency in the previous season.***PHOTO1***As many fans in Pittsburgh...

Pittsburgh Steelers Could Look at Multiple Cornerbacks in the Draft
March 22nd, 2014 at 11:33 PM
Lost in the news of Jerricho Cotchery signing with the Carolina Panthers and the Pittsburgh Steelers signing Lance Moore was the fact that the team played host to an unrestricted free agent cornerback. Yes, the Chris Owens eventually decided to sign with the Kansas City Chiefs, his visit continues to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor History (2009-2013)
March 18th, 2014 at 9:35 PM
With the NFL Draft on the horizon, it is time for parades of prospects to start making their way to facilities across the nation. Every year, teams and potential draft picks go through these motions with each NFL franchise allowed up to 30 visitors (not counting players from the local...

Pittsburgh Steelers Seven Round Mock Draft
March 16th, 2014 at 9:49 PM
One of the best parts of the NFL off season is the NFL Draft. With this years event moved to May, it gives fans even more time to dissect the players and determine the right fit for their favorite franchise. With free agency in full swing, some draft pictures are...

Is This the Year the Pittsburgh Steelers Trade Down in the Draft?
March 9th, 2014 at 10:40 PM
Every offseason as the NFL Draft approaches and fans wonder what their teams are planning. Mock drafts are written projecting what players are to be selected, as well as what teams may pull off that draft day deal to move up and grab a coveted player, or trade back to...

Steelers 101 Joins the Rundown to Discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL Draft
March 8th, 2014 at 9:46 PM
On Friday, Steelers 101 was invited to swing by The Rundown (rundown13.com) for the first of what should be a few pre and post draft conversations focusing on the Pittsburgh Steelers. During the interview, many different subjects came up, with the biggest being the overall need of depth across the...

Auburn Outside Linebacker Dee Ford Could Be an Interesting Prospect for the Pittsburgh Steelers
February 26th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
Looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers roster, they are truly in a tough spot at outside linebacker, the heart and soul of their 3-4 scheme. While it is unlikely they lose both LaMarr Woodley and Jason Worilds, stranger things have happened.***PHOTO1*** One prospect who could fit into the Steelers plans is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Meet with Three More Prospects at the NFL Combine
February 24th, 2014 at 10:51 PM
The NFL Combine is in full swing and reports linking players to team meetings continue to be leaked.  While much of the focus has shifted to the defensive side of the ball, the news of who the Pittsburgh Steelers have met with continues to be intriguing.***PHOTO1*** While many of the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linked to Six More Prospects at the NFL Combine
February 22nd, 2014 at 11:48 PM
The NFL Combine is in full swing and reports linking players to team meetings start to trickle out. On Friday, news cake out that the Pittsburgh Steelers were getting with one if the top running backs in Ka'Deem Carey, Saturday word linked them to six more prospects. ***PHOTO1*** to no...

Pittsburgh Steelers Meet with Arizona Running Back Ka’Deem Carey at NFL Combine
February 21st, 2014 at 11:05 PM
The NFL Combine is always prime for some interesting stories, as teams an meet with up to 60 prospects during the event. While this information means little, it can provide a touch of insight into their thinking. ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately, for a team like the new Pittsburgh Steelers  with so many...

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Opens Combine by Meeting the Media
February 20th, 2014 at 10:32 PM
The NFL Combine kicked off Thursday and Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was one of the first front office personnel to meet the press. While as usual he said very little that was groundbreaking, he did confirm some things many fans expected. ***PHOTO1*** First of all, he reiterated that...

NFL Combine Set to Overtake the Focus for the Pittsburgh Steelers
February 19th, 2014 at 10:01 PM
Now that the NFL Combine is upon us, it is time for Steelers_101 to start diving into NFL Draft mode. As we did last offseason, we plan to profile all visitors to the Pittsburgh Steelers complex, as well as focus on players that the team may be interested in. We...

Penn State Wide Receiver Allen Robinson Could Be Tall Wide-Out for Pittsburgh Steelers
February 16th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
As the Pittsburgh Steelers inch closer to the start of the free agency period, two things have become clear for their offense. Number one, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders appears to be completely out of their plans and number two, the team expects to draft a tall receiver early on in...

Oklahoma State Cornerback Justin Gilbert Could Catch the Pittsburgh Steelers Eye at Number 15
February 15th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
Many fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been outspoken with their thoughts on what positions they believe to team should take in the 2014 NFL Draft. Defense, defense, defense, that is all they want, defense. In a perfect world it would be that easy. ***PHOTO1*** There is no doubt the...

2014 NFL Draft One of the Deepest in Decades
February 14th, 2014 at 9:25 PM
As the Winter Olympics and the start of Pittsburgh Pirates spring training, the Pittsburgh Steelers have taken a quick backseat in the press. Of course, General manager Kevin Colbert did meet with the media to discuss the direction of the franchise. ***PHOTO1*** During this event, Colbert discussed the depth of...

North Carolina Panthers Tight-End Eric Ebron Could Be a Good Fit for the Pittsburgh Steelers
February 9th, 2014 at 9:37 PM
One of the unknowns heading into the NFL Draft for the Pittsburgh Steelers is what positions will take more of a bit during the salary cap purge. One position the may become a target is tight end, and this draft has one that could be a solid fit at number...

Could Notre Dame Nose Tackle Louis Nix III Be the Anchor the Pittsburgh Steelers are Searching For?
February 7th, 2014 at 11:03 PM
As we enter the pre-combine portion of the draft process,  it is always hard to focus in on specific team targets. As Steelers 101 has mentioned in  past articles, this year seems to be extremely difficult to pin down what the Pittsburgh Steelers will do. However, that is not the...

Texas A&M Wide Receiver Mike Evans Could Interest the Pittsburgh Steelers Early in the NFL Draft
February 6th, 2014 at 11:11 PM
While many fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers believe that the teams only true needs exist on defense, they would be wrong. Yes, the Steelers need help on that side of the ball, but they also cannot afford to be singularly focused. With a aging defense, the team may be forced...

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers Target Kelvin Benjamin Early in the NFL Draft?
February 5th, 2014 at 11:16 PM
Sure, the NFL free agency period is off on the horizon, but with their salary cap situation, it would be hard to see the Pittsburgh Steelers keeping both of their unrestricted free agent wife outs. With the fact in hand, it is clear that they will need depth at wide...

Record 102 Underclassmen Set to Enter 2014 NFL Draft
January 19th, 2014 at 11:47 PM
As the NFL season is winding down, NFL Draft preps are in full swing. This year, teams will have even more work to do as a record number of  underclassmen have declared for the 2014 class.***PHOTO1*** This year teams will have 102  underclassmen to choose from, as 98 were granted...