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Steelers Bolster DLine in the 3rd Select DT Javon Hargrave
April 30, 2016
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Steelers Bolster DLine in the 3rd Select DT Javon Hargrave

Help has arrived for Heyward, Tuitt on passing downs. Why you should be excited about third-round pick Javon Hargrave: He had 63 career tackles for a loss and 37 career sacks in four seasons at South Carolina State (46 TFL and 29.5 sacks over the last two seasons, when he was named to the FCS All-America team each season)....

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Steelers Select OT Jerald Hawkins in the 4th Round
April 30, 2016
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Steelers Select OT Jerald Hawkins in the 4th Round

Deep Steelers O-line gets even deeper with LSU’s Jerald Hawkins in 4th round The Pittsburgh Steelers selected their first offensive player of the 2016 NFL draft in the fourth round, grabbing with 6-foot-6, 305-pound LSU tackle Jerald Hawkins with the 123rd overall pick. It’s hard to find good tackles in the fourth...

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Steelers Nab Safety Sean Davis in the 2nd Round
April 30, 2016
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Steelers Nab Safety Sean Davis in the 2nd Round

Talk about cornering the market. The Steelers chose defensive backs with their first two picks, erasing any doubt about which position they intend to improve. Second-round safety Sean Davis from Maryland teams with first-round cornerback Artie Burns from Miami to bolster a secondary that ranked among the league’s worst in...

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Who is This Artie Burns Guy the Steelers Drafted?
April 28, 2016
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Who is This Artie Burns Guy the Steelers Drafted?

With the No. 25 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select University of Miami cornerback Artie Burns. Pittsburgh Blitz gives┬áthe Steelers a B grade for the pick. “He is a hell of an athlete with speed. The Steelers need corner help. It works.” The Steelers needed a defensive back arguably more than...

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Steelers Select CB Artie Burns in First Round of NFL Draft
April 28, 2016
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Steelers Select CB Artie Burns in First Round of NFL Draft

It took them nearly two decades, but the Steelers finally drafted a cornerback in the first round when they chose Artie Burns of the University of Miami on Thursday night. He became the first cornerback selected by the Steelers in the first round in 19 years, since they selected Chad Scott No. 1 in 1997. The Steelers took Burns...

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