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Weekly Recap

Draft recap, roster moves & Phase Two

A look back at all the news following the 2017 NFL Draft.


Draft remains a hot topic of conversation.
It remains to be seen how quickly and how effectively the players the Steelers drafted last weekend can transition into the NFL.

D in Baltimore, speed in Cincinnati, numbers in Cleveland.
A look at how the Steelers' AFC North Division opponents fared in the NFL Draft:

Coach Mike Tomlin addressed graduate students at Robert Morris and Chairman Dan Rooney was honored.
Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin knows how to motivate football players, but his words of encouragement aren't limited to the gridiron.

The Steelers announced on Friday that they signed offensive tackle Jake Rodgers.
The Steelers signed offensive tackle Jake Rodgers to a one-year deal, the team announced on Friday.

The Steelers release a long-snapper and a wide receiver.
The Steelers released long-snapper Kameron Canaday and waived/injured wide receiver Dez Stewart, it was announced today.

Cameron Sutton liked what he saw when he first came to Pittsburgh.
Waiting for the phone to ring, waiting to learn what your football future is going to be, can be very stressful for an athlete on draft day.

Looking for the next (insert great player's name here) is a fool's errand.
Maybe I'm crazy, but I was happy the Steelers didn't have a chance to pick Jabrill Peppers.

For eight players, being drafted by the Steelers fulfilled a dream of a lifetime.
After each player was drafted by the Steelers, they took time out to talk about what it meant to be selected. And there is no doubt, many dreams came true as the NFL Draft unfolded.

Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
With the drafting of two press man-to-man cornerbacks in the third and fifth rounds, what does that mean for Senquez Golson, who has been injured since he was drafted?

When they were drafted, the Steelers rookies quickly shared their emotions.
The excitement during the NFL Draft was fast and furious on social media, so fast we wanted to make sure you didn't miss some of it.

The Steelers have announced the release of two running backs, a wide receiver and a cornerback.
The Steelers released running backs Brandon Brown-Dukes and Gus Johnson, wide receiver Canaan Severin and cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz, it was announced today.

The NFL Draft provided a wide range of emotions for JuJu Smith-Schuster.
The NFL Draft was a range of emotions for Steelers second-round pick JuJu Smith-Schuster.

Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
Given that you regularly snort at the suggestions of players being moved to different positions, I find it interesting that four of the Steelers' draft picks switched positions during their college careers (T.J. Watt, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Brian Allen, and Colin Holba). Could this be a Steelers strategy to find extra value in the draft by taking guys who have less experience at a particular position but have proven themselves to be "football players?"

Mettenberger spent one season with the Steelers, but didn't see any playing time.
The Steelers released quarterback Zach Mettenberger, it was announced today.

Veteran leadership was plentiful as Phase Two of the offseason program began.
It was a busy day at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex on Monday as Phase Two of the offseason program got underway and players were on hand for the voluntary workouts.

First impressions on prospects-turned-Steelers.
They're all Steelers now, the eight draft choices and nine free agents that have been brought into the fold.


Phase two of the Steelers offseason workout is underway.

See who has worn jersey No. 72 in Steelers history.

Phase two of the Steelers offseason workout program is underway.

Check out photos of T.J. Watt's tour of Pittsburgh.

Take a look at the best photos from the Steelers 2017 Draft weekend.

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