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Steelers coach Mike Tomlin at NFL Draft press conference in 2019
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Josh Rowntree
April 27, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin met with the media following the completion of the 2019 NFL Draft, helping to break down the class. The Steelers selected nine players, with five on defense and four on offense. Three of the picks came from the Mid-Atlantic Conference. The Steelers traded up for Michigan...
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Akron Zips linebacker Ulysees Gilbert III (5) react after scoring a touchdown on a fumble recovery in the second half against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field.
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Josh Rowntree
April 27, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The Steelers have against dipped into the MAC, selecting Akron inside linebacker Ulysees Gilbert III with their third sixth-round pick of the day. Gilbert, who is 6-foot-1, 229 pounds, is the third player from the MAC to be drafted by Pittsburgh I the last two days. A year ago, he was second-team...
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Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman Isaiah Buggs (49) against the Clemson Tigers in the 2019 College Football Playoff Championship game at Levi's Stadium.
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Josh Rowntree
April 27, 2019 - 4:58 pm
The Steelers are bringing in a somewhat familiar face. At least to one member of the organization. With their second sixth-round selection, Pittsburgh took Alabama defensive lineman Isaiah Buggs. Buggs was recruited by, and played for, Steelers defensive line coach Karl Dunbar. “He’s a very...
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Michigan Wolverines tight end Zach Gentry (83) reacts after getting a first down against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field.
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Josh Rowntree
April 27, 2019 - 2:19 pm
The Steelers have selected Michigan tight end Zach Gentry with the third pick of the fifth round. Gentry, recruited to the Wolverines as a quarterback, will be one of the largest players in the Steelers’ locker room, at 6-foot-8, 262 pounds. “He’s a good football player, long frame,” said Steelers...
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Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) runs in for the score against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the second half in the 2019 Citrus Bowl at Camping World Stadium.
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Josh Rowntree
April 27, 2019 - 1:21 pm
The Steelers have taken Kentucky running back Benny Snell with the 20th pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. “I’m very excited,” Snell said via conference call. “I want to thank (Steelers coach Mike Tomlin) and the rest of the staff for having me. Ya’ll just got one of the hardest-working...
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Devin Bush (Michigan) is selected as the number ten overall pick to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2019 NFL
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April 27, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Devin Bush is already embracing his inner-Yinzer!
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Missouri quarterback Drew Lock poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Denver Broncos selected Lock in the second round of the NFL football draft, Friday, April 26, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.
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April 27, 2019 - 11:47 am
So you want proof the NFL is an aerial circus? Try the second round of the draft. And some of the third.
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Justin Layne
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Eric Hagman
April 26, 2019 - 11:11 pm
Pittsburgh (93.7 The Fan) - The Steelers added a second player to their defense with the selection of Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne in the third round. He was taken 83rd overall. Layne, who is 6-foot-2, thought he would go in the second round, but had an inkling it would be the Steelers...
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Diontae Johnson
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Eric Hagman
April 26, 2019 - 10:20 pm
Pittsburgh (93.7 The Fan) - The Steelers used the third-round pick they acquired from the Raiders in the Antonio Brown trade (66th overall) to take Toledo receiver Diontae Johnson, who--no joke here--has drawn comparisons to Brown for the right reasons. The similarities go beyond both receivers...
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Eric Hagman
April 26, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Pittsburgh (93.7 The Fan) - A day after the Steelers surprised the football world by trading up to draft Devin Bush, the Michigan linebacker arrived in Pittsburgh for the customary photo opportunity and news conference with team officials at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. And Bush arrived...
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