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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...

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...

ESPN Draft Guru Mel Kiper Has the Pittsburgh Steelers Selecting a Nose Tackle in Round One
January 15th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot of needs moving toward 2014 and very little salary cap room to deal with them. Plus, as fans know, signing free agents is not the Steeler Way. Instead, they will focus they attention on the NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** Of course, because of all the...

Art Rooney II Would Like to See Pittsburgh Play Host to the NFL Draft
June 20th, 2013 at 10:51 PM
Wednesday in an interview posted on the official Pittsburgh Steelers website, owner Art Rooney II mentioned that he would like to see Pittsburgh host the NFL Draft at some point. This is one of the best ideas out there and one the NFL should potentially investigate.***PHOTO1***With a scheduling conflict at...

NFL Moves 2014 Draft from April to May
May 28th, 2013 at 11:38 PM
Roger Goodell and the NFL finally made the rumor official, the NFL draft will be chancing months in 2014. The three-day event, which has been an April mainstay for NFL franchises will be held from May 8-10, 2014, at Radio City Music Hall.***PHOTO1***This scheduling change ironically has nothing to do...

Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiver Signs Restricted Free Agent Offer Sheet with the New England Patriots
April 10th, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Wednesday finally saw the Pittsburgh Steelers receive an answer to a question that has been simmering on the back burner since early in the NFL free agency period, would the New England Patriots actually sign wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to an offer sheet. That answer was, yes! However, the offer...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre-Draft Visitor History (2009-2012)
March 26th, 2013 at 8:55 PM
With the NFL Draft only a month away, 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...

NFL Draft 2013 – Tight End Prospect Zach Ertz – Stanford
February 23rd, 2013 at 10:38 PM
After listening to general manager discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers stance on tight end Heath Miller’s prognosis, it is definitely one of the variables to consider this offseason. Colbert does not expect Miller to be ready early in 2013, after undergoing ACL/MCL surgery on his knee in December. In fact, if...

NFL Draft 2013 – Wide Receiver Prospect Keenan Allen to Miss NFL Combine Due to Knee Injury
February 20th, 2013 at 8:06 PM
The NFL Combine kicks off this week and NFL will be there in full force to poke, prod and test the prospects on hand. Unfortunately, it is also a time where some bad news can arise for players during the process with the discovery of undiagnosed injuries. Injuries can also...

NFL Draft 2013 – Cornerback Prospect Xavier Rhodes – Florida State
February 18th, 2013 at 10:53 PM
One of the biggest questions for the Pittsburgh Steelers is their secondary, and what they will do with free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis. The team would love to re-sign him long-term. Unfortunately, they lack the salary cap room to get into a bidding war for his services.***PHOTO1***This year, there is...

First Round Outside Linebacker Options for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 NFL Draft
February 16th, 2013 at 10:42 PM
One of the biggest headlines of the week for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been the fact that outside linebacker James Harrison will not take a pay cut. General manager Kevin Colbert has talked about change, and with the salary cap situation has Harrison played his last down for the Steelers?***PHOTO1***This...

First Round Safety Options for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 NFL Draft
February 14th, 2013 at 10:45 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert has garnered praise after the draft over the past few seasons, and for good reason; with the team picking near the bottom, they have produced good drafts in comparison to other franchises. Unfortunately, while they have been solid, these blue collar or workman-like classes...

NFL Draft 2013 – Wide Receiver Prospect Terrance Williams – Baylor
February 12th, 2013 at 11:27 PM
To this point of the week, Steelers101 has been focusing on first round wide receivers. With the news coming out today the linebacker James Harrison will not take a pay cut to stay with the Pittsburgh Steelers, we will, at least shift to the defensive side of the ball later...

NFL Draft 2013 – Wide Receiver Prospect Tavon Austin – West Virginia
February 11th, 2013 at 9:50 PM
As the days continue to fly by here in February, it is becoming clear that wide receiver Mike Wallace has indeed played his last down for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The latest rumors have division rivals Cleveland or Cincinnati battling over his services. Both franchises have a tremendous amount of salary...

NFL Draft 2013 – Wide Receiver Prospect Keenan Allen – California
February 10th, 2013 at 10:45 PM
As the days count down toward NFL Draft 2013, one can feel the excitement start to build. This is extremely evident for fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, as the free agency period is more of a roster purge than spending spree. Continuing with our NFL Draft profiles, we will break down...

NFL Draft 2013 – Wide Receiver Prospect Cordarrelle Patterson – Tennessee
February 9th, 2013 at 9:31 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are headed for a massive salary cap purge to the tune of close to $14 million. At this point, which veterans will be released is unclear, as those names could include standouts such as James Harrison, Ryan Clark or even Troy Polamalu. Any major change such as...

First Round Wide Receiver Options for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 NFL Draft
February 7th, 2013 at 10:44 PM
With Super Bowl XLVII in the rearview mirror, that means that the 2013 NFL Draft is just around the corner for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers have definite holes on their roster. With an impending salary cap purge on the horizon, the depths of those holes are truly unknown.***PHOTO1***At this...

Could Keenan Allen Be a Potential Target for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL Draft
February 4th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
With the major disappointment of watching the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl now in the rear view, it is time to buckle down on draft coverage. Sure, it is still difficult as some player rankings a fluid, but the big board is stating to fall into place.***PHOTO1***Whom will the...

NFL Draft 2013 – Tight End Prospect Tyler Eifert – Notre Dame
February 3rd, 2013 at 9:36 PM
With NFL Draft preps in full swing, many scouts and draftniks are busy dissecting tape. That same process is in place here at Steelers 101, as we are not only focusing on the potential selections for the Pittsburgh Steelers, we are also working along side our sister site On The...