Jon Bostic brings leadership to Steelers linebackers

Sep 10, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jon Bostic (57) in the first half of a NFL football game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
After waiting out almost every other team in the NFL, the Pittsburgh Steelers finally decided to dive into the free agent market, signing linebacker Jon Bostic. Bostic is entering year six in the NFL, but last season saw a career high in 14 starts....

Pittsburgh Steelers Terrell Edmunds Draft Profile

Oct 8, 2016; Chapel Hill, NC, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies linebacker Terrell Edmunds (22) and safety Der'Woun Greene (23) celebrate after the game. The Hokies defeated the Tar Heels 34-3 at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
While linebacker prospect Tremaine Edmunds is getting all of the hype, his brother is not too shabby either. Edmunds came out of high school as a highly regarded cornerback prospect. However, he moved to the rover position and eventually became a safety before his...

AFC North Roundtable: 2018 Post-Combine

Jan 7, 2018; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) drops to throw a pass during the first quarter in the AFC Wild Card playoff football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
In this week's roundtable, the writers of Full Press AFC North will answer questions regarding each of the four teams at the outset of the 2018 free agency period. These writers include: Andy Hammel, AFC North Division Editor and Bengals Managing Editor Dan...

Pittsburgh Steelers Podcast: Running back break down

Jan 14, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) celebrates after catching a touchdown pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the third quarter in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Full Press Coverage Radio presents the Full Press Pittsburgh Steelers podcast. The hottest new Pittsburgh Steelers podcast Host Parker Hurley and co-host Brian Harker discuss the running back situation in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Steelers Podcast: Running back break down They breakdown the Le'Veon Bell franchise tag discussion...

Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Profile: Jordan Whitehead

Oct 14, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Panthers defensive back Jordan Whitehead (9) runs the ball as North Carolina State Wolfpack linebacker Jerod Fernandez (4) defends during the first quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Jordan Whitehead is an all-around athlete who was the top recruit in Pennsylvania coming out of high school. He played offense and defense for the Pitt Panthers. As a freshman, he stepped in as a safety and led the team in tackles, with 110....

Pittsburgh Steelers Justin Reid Draft Profile

Sep 9, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal safety Justin Reid (8) intercepts the ball ahead of Southern California Trojans wide receiver Deontay Burnett (80) during the second quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
The younger brother of free agent Eric Reid, Justin Reid has his eyes on the NFL at the same position. Reid went to Stanford, and while he played sparingly as a freshman, he recorded his first interception. His sophomore year saw him named honorable...

Pittsburgh Steelers Jessie Bates Draft Profile

Dec 29, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Wake Forest Demon Deacons defensive back Jessie Bates III (3) returns a punt for a touchdown in the second quarter against the Texas A&M Aggies in the 2017 Belk Bowl at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports
Jessie Bates is a redshirt sophomore with two years of starting experience at safety. However, as a redshirt freshman, Bates made 100 tackles and intercepted five passes. He came back down to earth as a sophomore, with 75 tackles and an interception while missing...

Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Profile: Jerome Baker

Dec 2, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Wisconsin Badgers running back Jonathan Taylor (23) runs the ball and its tackled by Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Jerome Baker (17) and cornerback Cin'Quan Haney (46) in the first quarter in the Big Ten championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports
Jerome Baker took over as a starter in his sophomore year and never looked back. As a sophomore, Jerome Baker had 83 tackles, 9.5 for loss and two interceptions. In his junior year, he put up 72 tackles with 3.5 sacks. Is he another...

Deshon Elliott Draft Profile: Pittsburgh Steelers

Oct 28, 2017; Waco, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns defensive back DeShon Elliott (4) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Baylor Bears during the first quarter at McLane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
After rarely seeing time over his first two seasons in burnt orange, Deshon Elliott rose up draft boards with a big-time Junior year. Elliott picked off six passes, took two to the house and was named unanimous first team All-American and first team All-Big...

Pittsburgh Steelers Josey Jewell Draft Profile

Nov 4, 2017; Iowa City, IA, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Josey Jewell (43) looks on during the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa won 55-24. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
Josey Jewell was a bit of an unknown recruit, even to Iowa, as a recruit coming from the home state. However, after spending a year at Division III Luther College, the Hawkeyes had their eyes on the in-state product. After playing sparingly as a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Jack Cichy Draft Profile

Sep 3, 2016; Green Bay, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers linebacker Jack Cichy (48) reacts after stopping LSU Tigers running back Leonard Fournette (7) short of a first down in the second quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
Jack Cichy had a strong 2015 sophomore campaign that put himself on the map. Cichy put up 60 tackles, four for loss and five sacks. He followed it up with a strong start to his junior season before going down for the year with...

Pittsburgh Steelers should not trade Martavis Bryant

Oakland Raiders WR Martavis Bryant
A recent report came out that the Pittsburgh Steelers would be listening to calls involving the trading of Martavis Bryant. To call that report obvious would be obvious. We all know the story of Bryant. Multiple suspensions linger over the chance of a suspension being...

Pittsburgh Steelers Fred Warner Draft Profile

Sep 5, 2015; Lincoln, NE, USA; Brigham Young Cougars defensive back Matthew Hadley (2) and linebacker Fred Warner (4) celebrate against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the second half at Memorial Stadium. Brigham Young won 33-28. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports
Fred Warner is a hybrid defensive player who profiles to be a potential off-ball linebacker in the NFL. He spent his time varying between the slot, the edge, linebacker and even some safety as he moved around the BYU defense.Does the 2016 All-Independent conference...

Vita Vea is more than just a nose tackle

Oakland Raiders draft prospect DT Vita Vea
There is always the discussion of filling a need or taking the best player available when it comes to the NFL draft. Then, there is the debate of positional value. Would you take a quarterback graded 78 over a right guard graded 85? More...

Pittsburgh Steelers Jaire Alexander Draft Profile

Sep 2, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Louisville Cardinals cornerback Jaire Alexander (10) runs the ball against the Purdue Boilermakers during the first quarter at Lucas Oil Stadium. Louisville defeated Purdue 35-28. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
Jaire Alexander burst onto the scene with his strong sophomore campaign in 2016. In that season Alexander intercepted five passes, forced a fumble and was named second-team All-ACC, sparking some 2017 hype. Unfortunately early in his season injuries struck. Alexander wound up playing in...

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