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2012 Steelers Draft

Steelers put first new piece in place with Jones

Steelers take Jarvis Jones in the first round as we make the transition from speculation to reality

Steelers 2013 Mock Draft: Vaccaro the next Steeler

With just a few days left before the start of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Steelers choice doesn't seem any more obvious than it was two months ago. Steel34D is going to make one last attempt to predict the Steelers' first round pick.

Steelers 2012 Draft downgraded from a 'B' to a 'C'

ESPN Draft Analyst Mel Kiper's preseason grade given to the Steelers draft was a B. He moved that to a C after a subpar season from the team's draft class. There's plenty in place, though, to see that grade moving to an A in 2013.

Kiper: David DeCastro and Maurkice Pouncey Could Become the Best Guard/Center Combo in the NFL

ESPN Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has some high praise for the combination of Steelers RG David DeCastro and C Maurkice Pouncey.

Being a Professional Athlete (or Celebrity of Any Kind) Means that Your Character Flaws Will Always Be Worse Than Mine

Everyone makes mistakes, even people in the spotlight, but it seems that the people in the public eye get reminded of past mistakes far too often. Even long after they've matured and their transgressions are in the distant past. Will Steelers 2nd round pick, Mike Adams, ever live down his college mistakes? I guess we'll have to find out.

The Steelers Emphasis on the Offensive Line in Recent Drafts May Finally Clear a Path for the Potent Offense that We've All Been Waiting On

The Steelers have used many high round picks on offensive linemen in recent years. Hopefully, this could lead to more scoring and production from their very talented skill position players.

When Value Meets Need, it Just Doesn't Get Any Better Than That

It isn't often that a great value and a major need intersect as perfectly as they did last night for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who selected guard David Decastro out of Stanford with the 24th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

BTSC 2nd-3rd Round Mock Draft

Mock draft for Day 2 (2nd and 3rd rounds) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Final 2012 NFL Seven Round Mock Draft

Our final seven-round mock makes each pick for each team for the upcoming three-day NFL Draft.

Colts Take Andrew Luck With the First Pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Washington Is Now On the Clock

Indianapolis has confirmed they have selected Stanford QB Andrew Luck with the first overall pick 2012 in the NFL Draft.

BTSC Seven Round 2012 Mock Draft: The Final Edition

The final edition of BTSC's seven-round(!) mock draft for 2012!

Colbert: Draft Board is Set, But Need Doesn't Trump Value

According to Beaver County Times reporter Mike Bires, the Steelers draft board is "98 percent set," with a few final details underway.

First Round Mock Draft: Will The Jaguars Reach for WR Michael Floyd?

The first six picks in the 2012 NFL Draft seem to be taking shape. After that, however, things get a bit more interesting.

Steelers Pick Up Three Late Draft Picks, Giving Them 10 Overall

Steelers add three 7th round picks to its bounty, giving them 10 overall selections. It's the most the Steelers have had since 2010.

Third Round Prospects in the 2012 NFL Draft

BTSC investigates a few Day 3 prospects in the 2012 NFL Draft. Great players will be found in the middle rounds this year, and here are a few of them.

First Round Draft Picks Aren't Always Worth Their Weight in Gold

There is a possibility that the Steelers will lose Pro Bowl receiver Mike Wallace as a restricted free agent, and in exchange, they'll get a first round draft choice as compensation. However, it's not always an even trade. At least not right away.

Assessing the Steelers' Drafting Success During the Kevin Colbert Era, Part II

The Steelers have been enormously successful with their first round draft choices in the past decade. They haven't done as well in the second round. Can we figure out why?

Second Round Prospects Talented and Deep in 2012 NFL Draft

There are some talented players likely to be on the board in the second and even the third round in the 2012 NFL Draft. Here are a few the Steelers could be looking at.

NFL Draft Interview: Delvin Johnson, DT, Marshall

BTSC sits down with defensive tackle prospect Delvin Johnson of Marshall University.

BTSC Seven Round 2012 Mock Draft: Post NFL Combine Edition

BTSC Seven Round 2012 Mock Draft: Post NFL Combine Edition

NFL First Round Mock Draft - Steelers Go Lineman for Fourth Straight Year

A first-round mock draft done with thorough analysis and speculation, including the futures of Peyton Manning and New Orleans.

NFL Draft Interviews - James Michael Johnson, ILB, Nevada

BTSC interview Nevada ILB prospect James-Michael Johnson, a projected middle-round pick in April's NFL Draft.

Potential Steelers Draft Pick Profiles: Cordy Glenn, OG/OT, Georgia

Offensive lineman Cordy Glenn is an option for the Steelers with the No. 24 pick in April's NFL Draft. Here's why.

2012 NFL Draft Interviews - Blair Walsh, K, Georgia

BTSC interviews Georgia K Blair Walsh, one of the top kicking prospects available in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Hightower vs. Poe Becoming a Hotly Debated Steelers Draft Argument

Hightower vs. Poe is shaping up to be the most hotly followed draft argument in recent memory for Steelers fans. Will the workouts of either of these players solidify their bid to become the next Steelers player?

2012 NFL Scouting Combine: Linebackers and Defensive Linemen Take the Stage

It's an open forum for Steelers fans to discuss the possibility of seeing the Steelers' first round pick working out today.

Potential Steelers Draft Pick Profiles: Dont'a Hightower, ILB, Alabama

We evaluate Alabama LB Dont'a Hightower as a potential first-round pick for the Steelers at 24.

Potential Steelers Draft Pick Profiles: Mike Adams, OT, Ohio State

We evaluate Ohio State tackle Mike Adams as a candidate for the Steelers' 24th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Potential Steelers Draft Pick Profiles: Peter Konz, OC, Wisconsin

We highlight Steelers draft prospect Peter Konz, guard, from Wisconsin

BTSC Draft Forum: Evaluating Georgia OG Cordy Glenn

The BTSC Draft Forum is discussing potential Steelers prospects in wake of the 2012 NFL Combine. We're tackling (or guarding) Georgia's versatile offensive lineman Cordy Glenn.

BTSC Draft Forum: Evaluating Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill

BTSC's Draft Forum discusses Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill as a possible trade scenario involving the Steelers.

BTSC Draft Forum: Running Back Seen as a Mid-Round Option in the 2012 NFL Draft

BTSC's Draft Forum digs into the Steelers' running backs situation. With the return of Baron Batch, we mostly agree RB Mewelde Moore won't be re-signed, but we also feel they may look late in the draft to bring in another runner.

With the 24th Pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers Select… A Safety

Could the best first round draft pick for the Steelers be a safety? The case for why such a move could revolutionize the professional game

BTSC Draft Forum: Members Sound Off On Nose Tackle, Offensive Line Concerns in Draft, Free Agency

BTSC readers discuss nose tackles and offensive linemen as priorities in free agency and the draft with BTSC writer Neal Coolong.

With the 24th Pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers Select... a Nose Tackle

The Steelers have gone about re-making their defensive line in recent years with the selections of defensive ends Ziggy Hood and Cameron Heyward. Now might be the time to complete the youth trifecta on the defensive line and grab their nose tackle of the future.

With the 24th Pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, The Steelers... Trade Down

In the next part of our series on possible positions and trade destinations for the Steelers first round pick, we look at trading down, and give some possibilities of that happening.