The Latest Steelers Draft Buzz

 

Five hours until the NFL Draft kicks off and the Steelers will be playing the waiting game as the Super Bowl Champions have the last selection in the first round. There has been a ton of buzz the past 48 hours that the Steelers¬†are looking to go¬†defensive line in the first round. They have two potential targets at the top of their wishlist in Missouri’s Evander Hood and San Jose State’s Jarron Gilbert. If Hood is off the board, the Steelers will strongly consider moving back a few picks, adding an extra draft pick and selecting Gilbert in the early to mid second round. Defensive Line, Cornerback and Offensive Line¬†remains in play with pick #32. Wide receiver to some extent but going wide out is a major longshot and there are only two prospects the Steelers will consider. 10 Prospects under consideration at pick 32, Plus the late first roundRead More »

NFL: 2 Steelers representatives attend Connecticut’s Pro day

 

The Latest From Connecticut’s pro day Inside Pittsburgh Sports has learned the Steelers had two representatives in attendance for Connecticut’s pro day which was held this afternoon. Primary players of interest CB Darius Butler, 5-10, 187 – projected to be late first round/early second round pick. Steelers were seen talking to Butler at the combine OT Will Beatty, 6-6, 307 – Projected late first round – second round Results A source emailed me that Darius Butler ran a 4.38 forty yard-dash and was very impressive in drills Will Beatty was also impressive with 31 reps – 225 lbs I can’t confirm this because I haven’t seen the official times but I was also told that Butler