1. 2015 Draft Class Loaded with Top Edge-Rushers Compared to 2014 Class

    If your favorite NFL team is in need of a player to come off the edge and rush the passer, you are in luck. The 2015 crop of edge players is as special as any in the past decade...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 2 months ago 8,052 reads 21 comments

  2. How Leonard Williams Fits with the First 5 Teams Up in the NFL Draft

    It is time to have a conversation about USC defensive tackle Leonard Williams, because he is the best prospect in the 2015 NFL draft. No, not the best defensive tackle prospect. The best overall prospect...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 44,703 reads 89 comments

  3. Buyer Beware on Versatile Defender Shaq Thompson in 2015 NFL Draft

    Any conversation about Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson and the 2015 NFL draft must come with the following disclaimer. There is little doubt some team is going to spend a high first-round pick on the college star...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 16,552 reads 37 comments

  4. Jake Fisher Has Potential to Be NFL Draft's Biggest Sleeper at Offensive Tackle

    Of all the top offensive tackle prospects in the 2015 NFL draft, Oregon’s Jake Fisher seems to be the one getting the least amount of respect...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 9,432 reads 16 comments

  5. TCU's Paul Dawson Is Most Confusing Prospect in 2015 NFL Draft

    Of all the prospects in the 2015 NFL draft, TCU linebacker Paul Dawson is easily one of the most mystifying...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 25,861 reads 29 comments

  6. NFL Sleepers Who Boosted Their Draft Stock at the Combine

    This past week, the entirety of the NFL world descended upon Indianapolis as the NFL Scouting Combine took over the city...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 34,037 reads 11 comments

  7. Combine Proves Nebraska's Randy Gregory Best Suited at Linebacker in NFL

    If you are an NFL team in need of a hybrid defensive end/outside linebacker type of edge player, you are getting quite a show at the 2015 scouting combine...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 4,409 reads 3 comments

  8. Though Not as Strong as Last Year, 2015 WR Class Is Deep with Star Potential

    The 2014 rookie wide receiver class was unprecedented. This group accomplished things unheard of in the NFL ...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 14,378 reads 28 comments

  9. NFL Combine 2015: What to Watch for on Thursday

    Things are starting to heat up at the NFL Scouting Combine. As the event kicks off, the bulk of the draft prospects have arrived at Lucas Oil Stadium and begun the battery of tests, interviews and workouts involved in this all-important job interview..

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 4,139 reads 1 comments

  10. NFL Combine 2015: What to Watch for on Wednesday

    The next phase of the traveling roadshow that is the NFL offseason is upon us. The 2015 combine is set to begin in Indianapolis, Indiana this week, and if you are an NFL fan, this is a glorious week...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 31,158 reads 6 comments

  11. 5 Running Backs the Steelers Should Consider in the 2015 NFL Draft

    As the 2015 NFL draft approaches, some of the Pittsburgh Steelers ' needs are obvious; however, as free agency approaches and news starts to come in, other needs that were perhaps less obvious have now made their way to the forefront...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 24,612 reads 63 comments

  12. Latest Fact or Fiction for the 2015 NFL Draft

    Here's a little piece of information for all you NFL draft fans out there: We are less than 80 days from the start of the 2015 NFL draft. What's different this year? For one, the draft has been moved from its usual spot in New York to Chicago...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 106,546 reads 257 comments

  13. 5 Edge Rushers the Steelers Must Consider in the 2015 NFL Draft

    You don’t have to work in the Pittsburgh Steelers front office to recognize that Pittsburgh needs to address the defense early in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 12,242 reads 54 comments

  14. Analyzing the Steelers' Best Trade Options with the 22nd Pick in the NFL Draft

    As the NFL marches toward the 2015 NFL draft, every team is trying to determine which prospects can best help them. The Pittsburgh Steelers are sitting with the No. 22 pick in the first round, but that situation is fluid...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 18,936 reads 90 comments

  15. NFL Draft 2015: Full Mock Draft, Predictions for First Three Rounds

    The next big event of the NFL offseason is the Scouting Combine. It is the next chance for NFL teams to poke and prod at players in hopes of getting a better idea of who fits where in the league...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 3 months ago 8,112 reads 7 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Steelers: Updated 7-Round Predictions for 2015 NFL Draft

    Now that the New England Patriots have put a cap on the NFL season, attention can turn fully to the 2015 NFL draft. The Pittsburgh Steelers had a successful season, coming off of back-to-back 8-8 marks to win the AFC North...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 22,966 reads 116 comments

  17. 5 Cuts That Could Create Cap Space for the Pittsburgh Steelers

    Well, it’s officially the offseason for the entire NFL . The New England Patriots are Super Bowl XLIX champions, and the other 31 teams are all trying to figure out how to get there next year...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 20,741 reads 106 comments

  18. Pittsburgh Steelers' Bargain Guide to the 2015 Offseason

    Of all the things you can be sure of, the Pittsburgh Steelers riding the edge of the NFL salary cap is a mortal lock. The Steelers are never ones to spend big in free agency, instead keeping their money on the current roster as much as they can...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 14,115 reads 27 comments

  19. 5 Potential Cornerback Targets in Free Agency for Pittsburgh Steelers

    It really stands to reason that the Pittsburgh Steelers need to give some tender loving care to its defensive secondary. Of the cornerbacks on the 2014 roster, three of them are free agents...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 28,031 reads 128 comments

  20. 5 Players the Steelers Should Avoid in the 2015 NFL Draft's First Round

    With the 2015 NFL only three months away, every front office is busy getting their big boards in order. The Pittsburgh Steelers front office is surely focusing on getting the team's defensive roster back to prominence...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 17,955 reads 49 comments

  21. 5 Mistakes the Steelers Can't Afford to Make This Offseason

    The Pittsburgh Steelers front office has some big decisions this offseason. Even after a successful 11-5 season and a return to the playoffs, the team has a lot of work to do in order to remain competitive in the AFC...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 13,437 reads 44 comments

  22. 5 Late-Round Sleepers That Would Be Perfect for the Steelers

    For all of the fanfare that early-round picks get in the NFL draft, no team can be successful if it doesn't win in the late rounds...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 14,046 reads 62 comments

  23. NFL Draft 2015: Identifying the Biggest Sleeper at Every Position

    With the NFL offseason in full swing, it is time to focus firmly on the 2015 NFL draft. This is the time where pundits and writers break down every subtlety and nuance of the top prospects...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 156,795 reads 104 comments

  24. Why the Pittsburgh Steelers Must Draft Oregon Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu

    Being an NFL Draft writer, I have come to understand that disagreement is part and parcel to the process of breaking down prospects and projecting their NFL futures...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 20,243 reads 75 comments

  25. Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Scouting Guide for the 2015 Senior Bowl

    The entirety of the NFL world has descended on Mobile, Alabama, this week for the biggest college football All-Star game of the offseason. The Senior Bowl is the premier showcase for the top upperclassmen vying for a coveted high draft pick...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 4 months ago 15,032 reads 78 comments