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Breaking Down the Wide Receiver Position for the 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
June 17th, 2014 at 10:11 PM
The Steelers' wide receivers are an interesting bunch and there will be some critical that will take place during this offseason. Steelers 101 has documented the receiver situation many times with Antonio Brown and free agent signee Lance Moore assuming the veteran leadership roles as Jerricho Cotchery (Carolina Panthers) and...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Fourth Round Pick Martavis Bryant to a Four-Year Contract
June 9th, 2014 at 10:58 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at OTAs on Monday, however they focused on team building instead of drills by venturing to Dan & Busters for an afternoon of fun and bonding. One player that was celebrating was rookie fourth round pick wide receiver Martavis Bryant, who inked his four-year deal...

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Returns to OTAs; Team Makes a Roster Move at Wide Receiver
June 5th, 2014 at 9:32 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw a familiar face return to their OTAs on Wednesday as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to team activities to work on the no-huddle offense. With Roethlisberger back, the only regular that was not available was safety Troy Polamalu. ***PHOTO1*** The Steelers also made a minor roster move...

The Pittsburgh Steelers Must Say No to James Harrison and Santonio Holmes
May 22nd, 2014 at 10:53 PM
Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been talking about the story that been floating around that former players James Harrison and Santonio Holmes would like to rejoin the franchise. For some fans, this is something Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin, and Art Rooney II have to do, that in some way...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Clemson Wide Receiver Martavis Bryant in the Fourth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 2:09 PM
At the end of day two of the NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers shocked much of the fan base by passing on a tall wide receiver and adding speedster Dri Archer. Those same fans should be excited with the teams fourth round draft choice: Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant. ***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Draft – Day Two Mock
May 8th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
The first round of the NFL Draft is in the books and there are a lot of talented players still available headed into day two. With the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting linebacker Ryan Shazier, there are still some questions that must be answered at both cornerback and wide receiver as the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Prospect Profile Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
May 5th, 2014 at 9:26 PM
One of the intriguing prospects that the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly spent some time with at his Pro Day is LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. While he may lack the size many fans covet, he is arguably the second best receiver in this class and has a dynamic skillset. ***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Nebraska Wide Receiver Quincy Enunwa
May 3rd, 2014 at 10:53 PM
In breaking down the final few prospect profiles in preparation for the 2014 NFL Draft, there are some interesting late round prospects that have met with the Pittsburgh Steelers. One such player that fans should keep an eye on is Nebraska wide receiver Quincy Enunwa. ***PHOTO1*** This senior wide receiver...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Indiana Wide Receiver Cody Latimer
April 29th, 2014 at 9:14 PM
With less than a little over a week away, fans in and around the city continue to debate what direction the Pittsburgh Steelers should take first round: cornerback or wide receiver. While one can make the case for the team to go in either direction, there is no perfect answer....

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Clemson Wide Receiver Martavis Bryant
April 7th, 2014 at 9:48 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have definitely brought in and talked with a variety of playmakers at wide receiver as they prepare for the draft. While they have all been different sizes, the latest prospect, wide receiver Martavis Bryant, to be added to the list of pre-draft visitors has an intriguing pedigree.***PHOTO1***...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor South Carolina Wide Receiver Bruce Ellington
April 5th, 2014 at 11:25 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued the scouting process on Friday, hosting two more prospects: wide receiver Bruce Ellington and safety Brock Vereen. While both of these pre-draft visitors are on the smallish size, they both have the ability to stick. ***PHOTO1*** Ellington is an intriguing player. A two-sport star at South...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Wide Receiver Dante Moncrief
April 3rd, 2014 at 10:26 PM
As compared to the past two days, Thursday was a quiet day for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Yes, there were likely some internal draft preparations taking place, but there were no surprise free agent visitors (or signings) to steal the headlines. Of course, with NFL Draft preps in full swing, the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Wide Receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey
April 2nd, 2014 at 10:57 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued to play host to prospects. On Wednesday, two potential first-round targets came to town for pre-draft visits: Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard and Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt. They also stayed busy on the free agency front while hosting these pre-draft visitors, as they inked...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Baylor Running Back Lache Seastrunk
April 1st, 2014 at 9:27 PM
Not only did the Pittsburgh Steelers sign a veteran free agent on Tuesday, they were busy hosting two pre-draft visitors. Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk and Mississippi wide receiver Dante Moncrief spent some time at the team facility and will add two- more names to the list of 30 that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Meet with Pittsburg State Wide Receiver John Brown
March 31st, 2014 at 10:09 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have more questions than answers in 2014. In many ways, that is a dream scenario, as there is really no wrong way for them to attack the draft. That is why there have been no real consensus name attached to them early in the process. As the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Lose Emmanuel Sanders; Schedule Visit with Free Agent Running Back James Starks
March 15th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
On Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN tweeted that unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is expected to sign with the Denver Broncos. While the Pittsburgh Steelers were Longshot's to retain him, his signing could continue to drive up the cost of veteran Jerricho Cotchery. ***PHOTO1*** Even though the NFLPA...

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 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...

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...

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...