Steelers to provide full coverage of NFL Draft

The 2021 NFL Draft kicks off this week, and Steelers.com will be bringing you wall-to-wall coverage of the new crop of Steelers' players.

From the time the draft begins until it comes to an end, all of the Steelers' platforms will be packed full of coverage, including Steelers.com, the Steelers Mobile App, @Steelers on all social platforms and SNR.

The draft will kick off on Thursday, April 29, with the first round, where the Steelers have the 24th overall pick. Throughout the day there will be stories to keep you entertained and informed and before the draft kicks off we will bring you the Draft Countdown Show presented by UPMC from 7-8 p.m., with analysis, news and exclusive interviews, with the highlights below.

Thursday, April 29
Steelers Draft Countdown Show presented by UPMC
7-8 p.m.
Available on Steelers.com, Steelers Mobile App, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

• Hosted by Missi Matthews
• Featuring virtual roundtable with Rod Woodson, Casey Hampton, Lamar Woodley
• Special guests include Steelers President Art Rooney II, defensive linemen Cameron Heyward and Tyson Alualu, actor Billy Gardell and WDVE's Bill Crawford

Things will pick up on Friday, April 30 when the second and third rounds kick off, and will feature a special draft edition of Steelers Live that will run from 6-6:30 p.m., with details below.

Friday, April  30
Steelers Live Draft
6-6:30 p.m.
Available on Steelers.com, Steelers Mobile App, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

•   Hosted by Missi Matthews
•   Updates on Day 1 of the NFL Draft will be highlighted
•   The Triple Take team of Mike Prisuta, Dale Lolley and Matt Williamson will break down who's left on the board

The draft wraps up on Saturday, May 1 with rounds four through seven, and you will be able to watch a full recap on the Steelers Draft Recap on KDKA-TV from 7:30-8 p.m., with the show archived on the Steelers YouTube channel.

Saturday, May 1
Steelers Draft Wrap Up
7:30-8 p.m.
Airing locally on KDKA, archived on Steelers YouTube channel

Coverage on all three days of the draft will include articles on all of the draft picks, video interviews with draft picks and team executives, college highlights and photos.Those preferring to follow along in Spanish can do so through the team's official Spanish-language channels and will include news, editorial, graphics, as well as live and archived video reports with members of the En Espanol team.

SNR will have 18 hours of live coverage over three days, but that won't be it. The coverage begins on Wednesday, April 28, with a Draft Preview Show from 7-8 p.m. and concludes with a Draft Wrap-Up Show on Monday, May 3 from 7-8 p.m.

The full breakdown of SNR coverage is below.

SNR Live Audio Programming
Thursday-Saturday

  • Live press conferences
  • Special guests including interviews with Steelers executives and draft picks
  • All will be streamed live on Steelers Nation Radio through the Steelers.com and Steelers Mobile App
  • Also live on ESPN970 locally

Additional Coverage

Wednesday Draft Preview Show (4/27)
Airs 7-8 p.m. – WDVE, Steelers Nation Radio, ESPN 970

Monday Draft Wrap Up Show (5/3)
Airs 7-8 p.m. - WDVE, Steelers Nation Radio, ESPN 970

The Steelers have a total of eight picks over the three days of the draft, all of which are outlined here.

Steelers 2021 NFL Draft Slots
First Round – 24th pick overall
Second Round –23rd pick in round (55th pick overall)
Third Round – 24th pick in round (87th pick overall)
Fourth Round –23rd pick in round (128th pick overall)
35th pick in round (140th pick overall - compensatory pick)
Fifth Round – No pick – (Traded to Baltimore in Chris Wormley trade)
Sixth Round – 32nd pick in round (216th pick overall - from Tampa Bay via Jerald Hawkins trade)
Seventh Round – 18th pick in round (245th pick overall - from Miami via Minkah Fitzpatrick trade)
- 27th pick in round (254th pick overall - from Baltimore via Chris Wormley trade)

How to follow the Steelers Draft:

Steelers Platforms
Steelers.com
The Steelers Official Mobile App
Steelers Social Media Platforms - @Steelers @SteelersUnite – will feature IG Live interviews with draft picks and Fan Caves on SNU Platforms
Steelers Nation Radio SNR

Steelers Draft Challenge

Fans will also be able to get involved via the Steelers Draft Challenge where they can answer drafted related questions to win prizes all three days of the draft, with the grand prize a trip to the 2021 NFL Draft in Las Vegas. Fans can enter to win through the Steelers Mobile App. Download the app in App Store or Google Play. Full details on the Steelers Draft Challenge.

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