The Pittsburgh Steelers’ general manager (Kevin Colbert) and head coach (Mike Tomlin) were among the NFL personnel representing 31 different teams Tuesday at Michigan State’s pro day. A total of 16 prospects in this year’s draft and two others from the 2012 class worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Darqueze Dennard, CB (5-foot-11, 195 pounds) — Dennard had a 36-inch vertical jump and an 11-foot-2 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.83 seconds. He stood on his 40-yard dash time from the NFL Scouting Combine. Dennard had a very good pro day workout. Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi does as good of a job as anybody in the country at coaching defensive […]
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Posted: Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2013 pro days, Cordarrelle Patterson, Da'Rick Rogers, Justin Hunter, Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin, Montori Hughes, Mychal Rivera, Todd Haley, Tyler Bray, University of Tennessee, Zach Rogers
A wide receiver group led by Cordarrelle Patterson was the big attraction at Tennessee’s pro day, which also showcased quarterback Tyler Bray.
Snoop Dogg implores the Pittsburgh Steelers to bring Mike Wallace back into the fold.
Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 pro days, Alabama, Bill Belichick, Courtney Upshaw, Jason Garrett, Josh McDaniels, Kevin Colbert, Mark Barron, Martin Mayhew, Pat Shurmur, Rob Ryan, Ruston Webster, Trent Baalke, Trent Richardson
Top RB prospect Trent Richardson posted 40-yard dash times in the 4.45-to-4.49-second range at Alabama’s pro day on Thursday according to NFL draft analyst Bucky Brooks.
Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert assertively answered a reporter’s question Thursday about the “dilemma” surrounding restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace.
Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Adrian Peterson, Antonio Brown, Buffalo Bills, Kevin Colbert, Mike Wallace, Minnesota Vikings, Pittsburgh Steelers, Stevie Johnson
With so many salary cap issues to wade through, the Steelers are in danger of losing Mike Wallace which would impact Pittsburgh’s offense and Wallace’s fantasy value.
The Steelers haven’t hidden the fact that they plan to retain Pro Bowl WR Mike Wallace. But how they’ll go about it remains undecided.
Posted: Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Ahmad Bradshaw, Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger, Brandon Jacobs, Hines Ward, Isaac Redman, Kevin Colbert, Mark Sanchez, Mike Wallace, New York Giants, New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers, Plaxico Burress, rashard mendenhall, Shonn Greene
With a number of salary cap issues to deal with and the future of Hines Ward up for debate, the Pittsburgh Steelers could look significantly different next season.
Former Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor is holding his pro day workout Saturday in front of 14 NFL teams at a high school field in Hempfield, P.A.
The run on quarterbacks during the early portions of the 2011 NFL Draft — four went in the first 12 picks, including surprise selections of Jake Locker (eighth) and Christian Ponder (12th) — had another subtle result.
A potential lockout figures to disrupt the player-personnel dealings of some teams more than others. One team that isn’t expected to be impacted all that much is the Steelers.
Quarterbacks were a main thread of discussion as the NFL Scouting Combine opened because the position presents some interesting challenges for NFL teams.
Georgia DT Geno Atkins stared at a camera following his first 40-yard dash and made a celebratory gesture. Later, after his short shuttle run, he again looked into a camera, this time flashing a broad smile. Before 2004, that never would have happened.
Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Bucky Brooks, Colt McCoy, Dan LeFevour, Jimmy Clausen, Kevin Colbert, Mike Mayock, Sam Bradford, Scot McCloughan, Scott Pioli, Tim Tebow
With Tim Tebow not participating in throwing drills at the combine, it means none of the top-rated quarterbacks will be throwing this weekend in front of a league-wide audience.
Traditionally, 6-foot-3 is considered the prototypical height for a standout defensive end/outside linebacker. But the times could be changing. Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert said there is a place for shorter players on the edge.