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Steelers Draft History

The biggest mistakes the Steelers ever made at quarterback

Although having featured two of the greatest QB’s in NFL history, the Steelers have had more misses than hits at the games premier position

BTSC 2016 NFL Mock Draft: Midseason Edition

We're at the midway point in the 2015 NFL season, and the draft position and needs for each team is starting to come into focus. With that lets take a look ahead and see who the Steelers may be targeting with the 2016 NFL draft rolls around.

Official BTSC 2016 NFL Mock Draft

With the 2015 draft now in the books let us take a quick peek ahead at the 2016 draft.

2015 7 Round NFL Draft: Final Edition

Here is my complete, detailed seven round mock draft. Will the Steelers draft a cornerback or an outside linebacker in the first round? Just how many cornerbacks will they take in total?

Is There Really Gold in Them Thar Hills?

or, more to the point, have teams like the Steelers, the Ravens, and the Patriots really found a way to identify better-than-average players in the lower rounds of the NFL Draft? (Part III in a series.)

Steelers O and D lines battle of hads vs. had-nots

The Steelers have drafted offensive and defensive linemen in the first round of recent drafts, but it was the grinders who got contracts this offseason. The disparity between the two makes for an interesting batting over the offseason workouts.

Does crime pay in the NFL Draft?

or, more precisely, does Bill Belichick-style horse trading pay off? Steelers fans are adjured to be very patient while we examine some of New England's trade strategies and compare them (at long last) to the Steelers' drafting proclivities.

Cowher vs Tomlin Draft Records

Bill Cowher and Mike Tomlin vie for Steeler Nation's second favorite Steelers head coach. How do the draft selections of these two men compare in terms of the talent they thought they saw in the players they selected?

AFC North Drafting, 2001-2012: An In-Depth Look

And heck, let's throw the Pats in for kicks. Part One of a series comparing the AFC North and the New England Patriots to the league average.

Steelers Drafting vs. League Average, 2001-2012

A graphic look, if you will, at how the past decade of drafts have measured up.

Revisiting the Steelers draft class of 2011

It's been too early to fairly evaluate the Steelers draft class of 2011, but early indications are hot and cold, with multiple players being on the fence.

Revisiting the draft class of 2010

The Steelers picked up a solid group of players from the top and the bottom of the 2010 Draft, and the 2013 season could show the value found in that draft is even higher than it's seen as today.

Revisiting the draft class of 2009

The Steelers were again World Champions, although this time, they selected 32nd overall, the highest spot the franchise has ever drafted (they traded up in 2006). Their strategy was to exploit a strong middle round talent pool.

Revisiting the draft class of 2008

There's a reason why the Steelers no longer have any members of the 2008 Draft class on their roster, and it's not because they were all too expensive to sign.

Revisiting the draft class of 2006

Opportunity was there in 2006 and the Steelers worked to make something happen. While they picked up a player who will be forever etched in Steelers history, they didn't get much long-term return on their investment, or other moves they made in 2006.

Revisiting the draft class of 2005

Tack on another ace in the first round, and another great group of undrafted rookies to the Steelers' mounting level of success in the mid-2000s.

Revisiting the draft class of 2004

The Steelers selected 11th in 2004. They haven't selected that high since then, largely because of the player they selected with that 11th overall pick. While they added only one other long-term player, the Steelers aced their second draft in a row.

Revisiting the draft class of 2003

In a series highlighting the last 10 Steelers drafts 10 days before the start of the 2013 NFL Draft, we look at 2003, the smallest draft class in team history. It's also one of the most Boom and Bust drafts we've ever seen.