Steelers 2010 Draft Class at A Glance

This was said to be one of the deeper drafts in recent NFL history, and the Steelers walked away with 10 new picks, in addition to welcoming back a familiar face in the form of Bryant McFadden.Here’s a quick look at the men who hope to carve a role for themselves as Steelers when the […]

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Steelers Draft Sanders, Gibson in 3rd, 4th Rounds

The Steelers selected SMU wide out Emmanuel Sanders in the third round of the NFL Draft. A slot receiver, Sanders stands 5-11, weighs in at 185. He has been clocked at 4.44 in the 40 and caught just shy of 100 passes in a pass happy run and shoot offense. He also has solid kick […]

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Steelers 2010 Draft Need Matrix

By now you’ve probably seen a million breakdowns of the Steelers draft needs at quarterback and wide receiver, running back and tight end, offensive and defensive line, and at linebacker and defensive line. Assuming the Steelers do not do something inanely stupid dumb like trade Ben Roethlisberger their draft needs bread down along three tiers. […]

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Steelers 2010 Draft Needs: Running Backs and Tight Ends

The Steelers Situation at Running Back A little over a year ago, the Steelers seemed to be set or almost set at this position. Willie Parker was the starter, Rashard Mendenhall was the up and coming first round pick, Mewelde Moore the unheralded backup who nonetheless went out there and got it done, and then […]

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Steelers Draft Needs: Quarterback & Wide Receiver

The Steelers Situation at Quarterback:Just over a month ago the only question here was whether Charlie Batch could and should return for another year. Now the Steelers face two complex questions. Can their incumbent starting quarterback made a dramatic change in his life? And if not, is Dennis Dixon the next man to lead the […]

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Roethlisberger, Pouncey, and Polamalu Honored as Steelers Nation Hopes for 7 in ’11

Happy New Year to all! Shortly after the New Year arrived here in Buenos Aires, I sent my friend Gustavo a text message: “Feliz Ano Nuevo. Esperamos para seven en eleven.” (For those who do not speak Spanish, that’s “Happy New Year. Wishing for Seven in ’11.” This is of course what Steelers Nation is […]

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Watch Tower: Ed Bouchette Right on Steelers Offensive Tackles, But…

Post-Gazette Steelers beat writer Ed Bouchette was unusually critical of the Steelers earlier this week in PG Plus when he came down hard on the organization for “ignoring the tackle position.” Regular Steel Curtain Rising readers know that I essentially agree with him. In the Colbert Record columns and other run ups to the 2008, […]

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Steelers Training Camp 2010 “The Good, the Bad, and the Undetermined”

The Steelers have broken camp at Latrobe and finished half of their preseason games with Saturday’s victory over the Giants. Conclusions would be fool hardy at this point, but it is not too early note some positive and negative trends, as well as issues that remain, decidedly undecided.Gaining Latitude Coming Out of Latrobe The Quarterbacks […]

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Steelers Sign Emmanuel Sanders

Omar Kahn, Kevin Colbert and Art Rooney II are not resting on their laurels following Steelers OTAs. They closed last week by signing 7th and 4th round picks Doug Worthington and Thaddus Gibbons and they opened this week by signing third round pick Emmanuel Sanders, whom they selected in the 2010 NFL Draft. Sanders will […]

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Steelers Sign Gibson, Worthington

Omar Kahn and the Steelers contract negotiation team netted a pair of Buckeyes, as fourth round pick linebacker Thaddeus Gibson and seventh round pick defensive lineman Doug Worthington came to terms with the team. Worthington has been practicing with the team at the Steelers OTA’s (Organized Team Workouts) by virtue of the fact that he […]

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