NFL Draft

Steelers Add TE Depth with Selection of Jesse James in 5th Round
May 02, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Add TE Depth with Selection of Jesse James in 5th Round

Jesse James, a South Allegheny graduate, was among the highest-rated tight ends in this year’s draft. At some point, the Steelers had to come to grips with the inevitable — finding tight end Heath Miller’s successor. On Saturday, the Steelers didn’t look far while on the clock in the fifth round of the NFL...

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Steelers Select CB Doran Grant in the 4th Round
May 02, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Select CB Doran Grant in the 4th Round

With their 4th round pick the Steelers added another DB to their thin secondary by selecting Ohio State CB Doran Grant The Pittsburgh Steelers doubled up on cornerbacks with Doran Grant out of Ohio State. When the Steelers took the 5-foot-10, 200-pound Grant with the 121st overall pick he became the 16th cornerback taken in the...

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Sammie Coates Drafted by Steelers in 3rd Round
May 01, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Sammie Coates Drafted by Steelers in 3rd Round

Sammy Coates can ‘fly” and the Steelers group of WR’s just got really scary with their 3rd round selection out of Auburn! Sammie Coates is coming to the to Steel City. The former Auburn wide receiver was selected in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the No. 87 overall pick Friday night....

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Steelers Select CB Senquez Golson in Round 2
May 01, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Select CB Senquez Golson in Round 2

Senquez Golson joins the Steelers after the team used the No. 56 overall pick on him. The Pittsburgh Steelers entered the draft with a shortage at the cornerback position. But why did they go for a short cornerback in 5-foot-8 5/8, 176-pound Senquez Golson? The answer is simple. They wanted his playmaking ability, which is...

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Steelers Select OLB Bud Dupree with 1st Round Pick
April 30, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Select OLB Bud Dupree with 1st Round Pick

With the 22nd pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select Kentucky outside linebacker Alvin “Bud” Dupree. Pittsburgh Blitz Editor Jim McMillen loves this pick: Bud Dupree — A+ They have to get a young pass rusher, and they had to be shocked to see this kid here. Dupree is a...

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