1

BTSC Mock Draft: With the 18th pick...

The Jets were key to (almost) squeaking the Steelers into the playoffs last year, and they have many of the same needs as Pittsburgh going into the draft. BTSC contributor DropTheHammer is here to try to make sense of it.

BTSC Mock Draft: With the 18th pick...

The Jets were key to (almost) squeaking the Steelers into the playoffs last year, and they have many of the same needs as Pittsburgh going into the draft. BTSC contributor DropTheHammer is here to try to make sense of it.

13

Features

Rooney turned down trade offer for top pick in 70

Long-time NFL personnel guru Gil Brandt says his trade attempt to Pittsburgh for the top pick in the 1970 NFL Draft was turned down by Art Rooney. His target was Steelers Hall of Fame QB Terry Bradshaw.

Rooney turned down trade offer for top pick in 70

Long-time NFL personnel guru Gil Brandt says his trade attempt to Pittsburgh for the top pick in the 1970 NFL Draft was turned down by Art Rooney. His target was Steelers Hall of Fame QB Terry Bradshaw.

11

Commentary

2012 NFL Draft: The Steelers got their pony

Steelers right guard David DeCastro shared some draft-day memories with the team's web site, including his take on the Combine and his thoughts and feelings before becoming the 24th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

2012 NFL Draft: The Steelers got their pony

Steelers right guard David DeCastro shared some draft-day memories with the team's web site, including his take on the Combine and his thoughts and feelings before becoming the 24th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

8

2014 NFL Draft

Herm Edwards put Dennard at top of draft CBs list

The top of the cornerback position group is still as clear as mud, as ESPN's Herm Edwards weighs in with his top players at the position for the 2014 NFL Draft.

Herm Edwards put Dennard at top of draft CBs list

The top of the cornerback position group is still as clear as mud, as ESPN's Herm Edwards weighs in with his top players at the position for the 2014 NFL Draft.

Steelers future: Breaking down CB contracts

Perhaps the position that's most up in the air, the Steelers are undergoing something of a cornerback facelift over the next two years. Which ones will stay and which ones will go is an important question over the next two years.

Steelers third in AFC North in guaranteed money

Only Cincinnati committed fewer guaranteed dollars in this year's free agency class.

Punting doesn't equal Super Bowl success

Will the signing of punter Adam Podlesh help the Steelers make the Super Bowl? As history has shown us, even if Podlesh punts horribly and is replaced mid-season, it probably won't effect Pittsburgh's Super Bowl status.

Sweed cut by CFL's Ottawa Redblacks

Sweed's football career is likely at an end now, seven years after it began when the Steelers selected him in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

BTSC Mock Draft: With the 17th pick...

The second half of our community mock begins with our delightful division rivals, represented by BTSC reader Steelers_Fan_to_the_Core.

49ers and Steelers should talk trade

The 49ers are facing the possibility of losing edge rusher Aldon Smith for the 2014 season. It's unlikely they pick up Smith's option year for 2015. Anthony Barr may be available at 15, and a trade would make sense for both teams.

Cam Heyward's contract option due May 3rd

The Steelers have less than three weeks to decide if they want to exercise their option on Cam Heyward's contract or risk losing him in 2015

Favre's return to old team similar to Bradshaw's

Legendary quarterbacks Brett Favre and Terry Bradshaw didn't leave their respective teams under the best of terms. Bradshaw eventually returned to Pittsburgh, and it appears that Farve will do the same in Green Bay.

Behind the Steel Curtain

Looking for the best Steelers blog around? You've found it.
Yahoo-baseball

Jets interested in Amaro, creating trade market

Trade markets in the first round usually develop over a quarterback and rarely a tight end. The Jets' perceived leak of information suggests they're trying to develop a market. The Steelers are at 15, and should float a report about Amaro.

Jarvis Jones preparing to lead Steelers pass rush

It isn't a question of work ethic or effort with Steelers' second-year OLB Jarvis Jones. It's simply a matter of time. The more he learns, the more likely the Steelers are to break out of their recent sack funk.

Steelers future: Breaking down OLB contracts

A large part of the Steelers' future at their most critical defensive position rests in Jason Worilds. There's risk (lack of historic proof he can back up his second half of 2013) and reward (immediate cap space and securing a future starter.

Meet Adam Podlesh, punter and cancer survivor

The Steelers signed P Adam Podlesh Tuesday, a player coming off his worst career season. Not long ago, Podlesh was booming punts, and defeating cancer.

Ravens' McClain fails to complete workout

On one hand, the 24-year-old linebacker's comeback attempt likely won't be saddled by the Ravens' holding onto his rights. On the other, it's unlikely anyone will sign him.

Steelers schedule will be released April 22

Pro Football Talk reported the league-wide schedule will be announced publicly April 22.

Twitter reaction to Steelers signing Podlesh

They're relatively mixed between good ones and bad ones, with the standard humorous ones, and even a Star Wars reference.

Steelers sign P Adam Podlesh to 1-year contract

Podlesh was a fourth-round selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2007, the first punter taken that year. The Steelers traded up to draft the second, Dan Sepulveda.

BTSC Mock Draft: With the 16th pick...

The first half of the community mock draft is in the books, with BTSC reader steeler fever representing the Cowboys.

Sidney Rice meets certain needs for Steelers

His riddled injury history doesn't help things, but if he's still available after June 1, he would make a good low-risk high-reward prospect for Pittsburgh.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Behind the Steel Curtain

You must be a member of Behind the Steel Curtain to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Behind the Steel Curtain. You should read them.

Join Behind the Steel Curtain

You must be a member of Behind the Steel Curtain to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Behind the Steel Curtain. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker