FIRST ROUND PICK–Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 first-round draft pick, Jarvis Jones, left, is presented with a team jersey by team president Arthur J. Rooney II, April 26, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Smokin’ Jim Frazier Football often has been described a “collision” sport, rather than a contact sport, the implication being that the contact players engage in upon the football field is considerably more violent than what they might face in other sports.
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MIKE TOMLIN (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Will Graves PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers understand it’s going to take more than nine college players to address the surging number of needs on a roster in the midst of an unusual amount of transition.
FOURTH ROUND PICK– Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones passes against Texas A&M during the first half of the Cotton Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File) by Smokin’ Jim Frazier The Steelers traded away their third round pick in 2014 to the Cleveland Browns to get an additional pick in the fourth round and then drafted a safety and a quarterback.
LE’VEON BELL (AP Photo) by Will Graves AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers insist they don’t draft based on need. Funny,…
LE’VEON BELL by Smokin’ Jim Frazier Running the football is an important part of the Steelers offense and their history.
FAMOUS FAN–Jarvis Jones, the top 2013 NFL draft prospect from Georgia, is interviewed after the unveiling of a “Smokehouse BBQ Chicken” statue in…
FASHION STATEMENT– In this April 26, 2012 photo, quarterback Robert Griffin III, right, poses for photographs with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was selected as the second pick overall by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the NFL football draft in New York. Fashionistas surely will be tracking the expensive, colorful designer suits, hairstyles (think dreadlocks) and even socks of the draftees as they take the stage after being selected. (Think Robert Griffin III, the Redskins’ top pick in 2012, who wore a baby blue jacket, checkered-patterned shirt, purplish tie with horizontal stripes, and burgundy and gold socks. Fashion is one of the things to watch for during the three-day NFL draft beginning Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File) by Richard Rosenblatt NEW YORK (AP) — Since 1936, the NFL has picked the best of college football to join the pro league. From the very first pick — Jay Berwanger, who also was the first bust, never playing a down in the NFL — to last year’s No. 1, Andrew Luck, the draft has always offered plenty of intrigue for teams and fans.