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  1. Steelers OTAs Recap Day 5: The hits keep coming after an injury-filled workoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    Wednesday it was reported the Pittsburgh Steelers may have lost tackle Jerald Hawkins for the season after he left practice with an apparent knee injury. After further evaluation, sources tell ESPN's Jeremy Fowler Hawkins didn't injure his knee, but tore his quadriceps muscle in his leg.


  2. 5 Steelers training camp battles to get excited about in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    With the Steelers unlikely to bring in many more players before training camp, I decided to take a look at the most intriguing training camp position battles. Competition and depth will only make this team better.


  3. Ben Roethlisberger "kind of caught off guard" by Martavis Bryant tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Yahoo Sports

    Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger 's response to the team's decision to draft Mason Rudolph in the third round drew attention on Tuesday, particularly when Roethlisberger said he plans to play 3-5 more years after musing about retirement not so long ago. The Rudolph pick wasn't the only offensive move the Steelers made during the draft.


  4. James Washington talks about playing alongside Antonio Brown, and the Steelers taking Mason RudolphRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The Pittsburgh Steelers might as well call themselves the Wide Receiver Factory when you think about the talent they have produced in the Kevin Colbert era. Not only players like Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant , but also Santonio Holmes and Emmanuel Sanders.


  5. NFL draft expert: Why the Cowboys' draft class was one of my favorites in the leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Ballzy podcast host Kevin Sherrington is joined by SportsDay Cowboys insider David Moore and NFL draft expert Dane Brugler to talk all things Cowboys. Here are some highlights.


  6. Roethlisberger 'caught off guard' by Bryant tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | UPI

    Bryant, who was traded to the Raiders for a third-round pick, had asked to be traded out of Pittsburgh in September only to change his mind. He recorded 50 receptions for 603 yards and three touchdowns last season and added a scoring catch in the team's 45-42 playoff loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars .


  7. 2018 NFL Draft: Who would you have drafted?Read the original story

    May 1, 2018 | BearGoggleson

    If you had the same pool of players available at each pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, would you have made the same picks as Ryan Pace? Everyone can be the arm chair GM. Oh I would have done this, oh he is a reach, that is way too high.


  8. Was the Martavis Bryant trade a good move for the Pittsburgh Steelers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 |

    Photo By: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports While the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted safety Terrell Edmunds in the first round of the NFL Draft, the biggest news out of the Steelers camp Thursday was the trade of receiver Martavis Bryant . The Steelers traded Bryant to the Oakland Raiders for a third round pick.


  9. OSU Draft journal: 'Burning fire' grew hotter as Mason Rudolph slid in NFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 |

    Just as he was over three years as Oklahoma State's starting quarterback, Mason Rudolph was open and honest with the Pittsburgh media when asked his feelings about falling to the 76th overall pick in the NFL Draft. "It'll stick with me every minute, every hour from here going forward until the day I die," Rudolph said, according to


  10. Select Marcell Ateman In Seventh Round Of 2018 NFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders have selected Oklahoma State wide receiver Marcell Ateman in the seventh round of the 2018 NFL Draft. With the No.


  11. NFL draft Day 3: 7 Steelers picks that would make senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 |

    The Steelers got a secondary addition in Terrell Edmunds. They found a positional replacement for Martavis Bryant in James Washington and picked up his Oklahoma State quarterback, Mason Rudolph, too, before adding some offensive line depth with tackle Chukwuma Okorafor at what amounts to halftime of their draft.


  12. Steelers eye defensive depth as draft wraps upRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2018 | Washington Times

    The AFC North champions spent three picks on offensive help during the second and third rounds, taking wide receiver James Washington, quarterback Mason Rudolph and offensive lineman Chukwuma Okorafor. The Steelers still need help at inside linebacker with Ryan Shazier already ruled out for the 2018 season while he recovers from spinal surgery.


  13. 3 things we know about Steelers 2nd-round pick James WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 |

    Washington set an Oklahoma State record with 4,472 receiving yards, which was also the second-most in Big 12 history. His height and speed likely dropped him later in the second round, but he said Friday that his strength still makes him a dangerous deep threat.


  14. Steelers address need at WR, but still plenty of work to do in Round 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to address a huge need in the second round when they selected wide receiver James Washington out of Oklahoma State with their second round pick. After the team shipped Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders prior to their first round pick, it left their receiving corps decimated.


  15. The Latest: Pats active in trading picks on 2nd dayRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    After five quarterbacks went in the first round, the sixth didn't come off the board until the third round at pick No. 76 when the Pittsburgh Steelers traded up to take Mason Rudolph.


  16. By the Numbers -- Mock For GM ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Mile High Report

    I decided to have a little bit of fun with the mock drafts that were entered into the contest again this year. I entered all the numbers into a spreadsheet and came up with some interesting information.


  17. 2018 NFL Draft Odds: Calvin Ridley, D.J. Moore Favored to Be Top WRs TakenRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2018 | BleacherReport

    Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley won a national championship in his final collegiate season and is the favorite to be the first player at his position taken during the upcoming NFL draft. OddsShark shared the latest wide receivers odds, and Ridley is joined by Maryland's D.J. Moore and SMU's Courtland Sutton as the three pass-catchers with better than +1,000 odds to be taken first among their positional peers: Odds to be the first wide receiver taken in the 2018 NFL Draft : Calvin Ridley -190 DJ Moore +210 Courtland Sutton +450 James Washington +1100 Christian Kirk +1800 DJ Chark +2000 Michael Gallup +2500 Anthony Miller +4000 Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app .


  18. Will a thinner Dak Prescott lead to more rushing attempts by the QB this season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and local college sports in a live chat recently. Here are some highlights: Sherrington: He certainly doesn't need to lose weight to run the ball more often.


  19. The player VCU basketball needs to improve the most in the offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 |

    Dec 9, 2017; Newark, NJ, USA; Virginia Commonwealth Rams forward Marcus Santos-Silva . Photo by: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the VCU basketball program heading into the 2018-19 season.


  20. NDT Scouting's Joe Marino talks Buffalo Bills and the 2018 NFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Buffalo Rumblings

    Joe Marino of NDT Scouting recently released his full 2018 mock draft for the Buffalo Bills , addressing a number of needs for Brandon Beane and Sean McDermott. The mock draft presents a scenario where the Bills do not trade up in the first round, leaving the team to draft a quarterback with the 12th selection.