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Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Shaquille Richardson; Make Two Roster Moves
May 29th, 2014 at 9:35 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers continued with their OTAs and made a couple of roster moves. The biggest news was reaching a four-year contract agreement with fifth round pick Shaquille Richardson. The Arizona cornerback had been in camp and working out with the team, now he can relax and focus on opening...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Alabama Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Cornerback Deion Belue
May 28th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
Many fans believe that the Pittsburgh Steelers made a mistake by not adding more young cornerbacks to the roster during the draft. In fact, many were surprised that the team did not add more through their undrafted rookie free agent class. That all changed on Wednesday, as the team made...

Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Profile: Stanford Cornerback / Safety Devon Carrington
May 14th, 2014 at 10:25 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their draft on Saturday by selecting only one prospect in the secondary: Arizona cornerback Shaquille Richardson. That matched that number in their undrafted rookie free agent (UDFA) haul by signing Stanford cornerback / safety Devon Carrington. ***PHOTO1*** Carrington may not be a household name in Pittsburgh...

Pittsburgh Steelers Select Arizona Cornerback Shaquille Richardson in the Fifth Round of the NFL Draft
May 10th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers started day three of the NFL Draft by adding a tall wide receiver with speed in Clemson receiver Martavis Bryant. With their first fifth round selection, they turned back to their defense and added a cornerback that had visited the team during the pre-draft process. ***PHOTO1*** Cornerback...

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...

Steelers 101 – NFL Mock Draft – First Round (Final Update)
May 6th, 2014 at 9:56 PM
With the NFL Draft less than two days away, fans are starting to get antsy with the extra time the NFL added due to the scheduling conflict that moved the selection show until May. This is also happening for many reasons, with the uncertainty of the first round being to biggest...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Georgia Tech Cornerback/Safety Jemea Thomas
May 4th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
There is no doubt that the Pittsburgh Steelers will add players to their secondary during the NFL Draft. Looking at their visit list, there have been three positions that have stood out during the pre-draft process: wide receiver, cornerback, and outside linebacker. In fact, the majority of visitors during the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Virginia Tech Cornerback Kyle Fuller
May 2nd, 2014 at 10:33 PM
As the days continue to wind down until the start of the 2014 NFL Draft, smokescreens are popping up around every corner. Who will the Pittsburgh Steelers take? Right now, your guess is as good as ours. ***PHOTO1*** One player that will definitely garner some attention at number 15 is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Duke Cornerback Ross Cockrell
April 28th, 2014 at 10:10 PM
There is a very good possibility that the Pittsburgh Steelers will grab multiple defensive backs in the upcoming NFL Draft. While this class of cornerbacks may not be as deep as some others, there is some solid mid-to-late round talent that can be found. ***PHOTO1*** One such cornerback is Duke...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Rice Cornerback Phillip Gaines
April 17th, 2014 at 10:18 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers added three more names to their list of pre-draft visitors. Of the three, Rice cornerback Phillip Gaines is an intriguing prospect that could pay dividends for the defense. ***PHOTO1*** Gaines is an experienced cornerback with the size (6-0, 193-pounds) and speed (4.38 40-yard dash) to make an...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor Ohio State Cornerback Bradley Roby
April 10th, 2014 at 10:48 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers saw three prospects tour the teams practice facility on Thursday, all from the defensive side of the ball. Included in the list of the latest pre-draft visitors is at least one prospect that could be their first-round target. Those players were Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier, UCLA...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor TCU Cornerback Jason Verrett
April 6th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
On Saturday, Steelers 101 profiled an undersized wide receiver that could come in and make an impact toward the middle rounds of the draft. Next up in pre-draft coverage of the Pittsburgh Steelers, is an undersized cornerback prospect that has added his name to the list of pre-draft visitors that...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Cornerback Brice McCain; Schedule Visit with Darrius Heyward-Bey
April 1st, 2014 at 8:18 PM
While many across the league believed the Pittsburgh Steelers were done making free agency moves until after the draft, the team had other ideas. On Tuesday, the team landed cornerback Brice McCain on a one-year league minimum contract.***PHOTO1*** McCain, who was released by the Houston Texans one season after signing...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Have a Pre-Draft Visit with Michigan State Cornerback Darqueze Dennard
March 29th, 2014 at 9:03 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. ***PHOTO1*** One...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Meet with Cornerback Prospect Shaquille Richardson
March 28th, 2014 at 11:46 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were linked to some cornerbacks during the early free agency period. However, after renegotiating their deal with veteran Ike Taylor, they have stayed away from the position. Although that has been the case with veterans, the Steelers are linked to a few as they enter the always-interesting...

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 to Clear More Cap Space by Releasing LaMarr Woodley and Restructuring Ike Taylor
March 10th, 2014 at 8:59 PM
On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were pre-free agency roster moves. In the process, they seemed to have finished tweaking their salary cap, at least for the moment.***PHOTO1*** The first move was almost a foregone conclusion; they released linebacker LaMarr Woodley, designating him a June 1 cut for cap purposes. This...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Interested in Cornerback Alterraun Verner
March 9th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
With the NFL in the midst of their pre-free agency legalized tampering period, social media is full of some interesting tidbits. Of course, fans should temper their excitement when reading about these rumors, as the information (or misinformation) cannot be verified until the official signing period begins. ***PHOTO1***  On Saturday,...

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...

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...