Why register with the Steelers Fever Forums?
 • Intelligent and friendly discussions.
 • It's free and it's quick. Always.
 • Enter events in the forums calendar.
 • Very user friendly software.
 • Exclusive contests and giveaways.

 Donate to Steelers Fever, Click here
 Our 2013 Goal: $400.00 - To Date: $00.00 (00.00%)
 Home | Forums | Editorials | Shop | Tickets | Downloads | Contact Pittsburgh Steelers Forum Feed Not Just Fans. Hardcore Fans.

Go Back   Steelers Fever Forums > Steelers Football > Pittsburgh Steelers


Steelers Fever Fan Shop

Doc's Sports Get FREE NFL Picks and College Football picks as well as Football Lines like live NFL Lines and updated NFL Power Rankings all at Doc's Sports Service.

Steelers Steelers - Giants Giants
August 9th, 2014, 7:30pmET

CBS
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-26-2012, 10:15 AM   #21
desertsteel
Assistant Coach
 
desertsteel's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Arizona
Posts: 1,054
Gender: Male
Member Number: 915
Thanks: 158
Thanked 380 Times in 195 Posts
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

I say let's go PUNTER in round 1...
desertsteel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 10:31 AM   #22
lipps83
Assistant Coach
 

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,078
Member Number: 17725
Thanks: 125
Thanked 328 Times in 176 Posts
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Quote:
Originally Posted by desertsteel View Post
I say that we go bold and move up in the draft to take him.
That would cost us a lot though. I believe he is expected to go top 5.

If he slips down some, I say do it.
lipps83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 11:39 AM   #23
desertsteel
Assistant Coach
 
desertsteel's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Arizona
Posts: 1,054
Gender: Male
Member Number: 915
Thanks: 158
Thanked 380 Times in 195 Posts
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Interesting that in Scout Inc.'s Top 32 there are no skill position players until #23 (Geno Smith) and only 5 in the top 32 (2 QBs, 2 WRs, 1 TE).
desertsteel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 12:39 PM   #24
BLACK_AND_YELLOW
Head Coach
 
BLACK_AND_YELLOW's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,563
Gender: Male
Member Number: 18312
Thanks: 647
Thanked 1,790 Times in 847 Posts
My Mood: Amused
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Only thing I worry about Te'o is he might just be another ND player with alot hype and then becomes a bust....
BLACK_AND_YELLOW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 12:42 PM   #25
jtbsteeler
Starter
 
jtbsteeler's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 554
Member Number: 18760
Thanks: 127
Thanked 189 Times in 87 Posts
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheVet View Post
My thoughts are that Mike Tomlin should call Bill Cowher and ask who he would draft.
Before drafting Ike and right after, Cowher didn't have a clue when it came to drafting a CB.

I'm hard on Tomlin just like the next man, but no one can argue that Tomlin's secondaries as a whole haven't been better than Cowher's. Even Gay turned out good last season.

The edge goes to Tomlin for drafting the secodary, wr's and Olinemen.
jtbsteeler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 01:08 PM   #26
steeltheone
Living Legend
Supporter
 
steeltheone's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Harrisburg Pa.
Posts: 3,282
Gender: Male
Member Number: 6351
Thanks: 199
Thanked 292 Times in 179 Posts
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Quote:
Originally Posted by jtbsteeler View Post
Before drafting Ike and right after, Cowher didn't have a clue when it came to drafting a CB.

I'm hard on Tomlin just like the next man, but no one can argue that Tomlin's secondaries as a whole haven't been better than Cowher's. Even Gay turned out good last season.

The edge goes to Tomlin for drafting the secodary, wr's and Olinemen.
Ike Taylor, Troy Polamalu, Chris Hope, Darren Perry, Deshea Townsend....Under Cowher....Tomlin beats that?

Tomlin has drafted Wallace, Brown and Sanders....Plax, Hines and El....sorta can say for certain none of the 3 young punks will be hall of famers. Plax and El are not super stars but will probably be better than Brown and Sanders in the long run.

Tomlin has drafted 1 lineman...Pouncey , sorta the obvious number 1 pick....The rest have been flops or just ok.
__________________
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." - Vince Lombardi
steeltheone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 01:40 PM   #27
madtowndrunkard
Team Captain
 

Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 917
Member Number: 11280
Thanks: 1
Thanked 92 Times in 51 Posts
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Quote:
Originally Posted by desertsteel View Post
Interesting that in Scout Inc.'s Top 32 there are no skill position players until #23 (Geno Smith) and only 5 in the top 32 (2 QBs, 2 WRs, 1 TE).

I have to think this is good for us... There will definitely be some good talent dropping to us because of this. I'm guessing Casey Hampton's replacement will finally be found. It sure would be nice if we could trade up to get Manti Te'o but it would also be nice to win the lottery today. Fact is neither will happen.

If I had to guess today: Sylvester Williams or John Jenkins.

As for those of you who think we won't take a DT in round 1... I say you are wrong. I also think this will be the draft that moves us to a 4-3 next year. That will be Tomlin's great idea to get us to the promise land.
madtowndrunkard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 02:01 PM   #28
teegre
Living Legend
Supporter
 
teegre's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 13,010
Member Number: 24108
Thanks: 16,934
Thanked 18,010 Times in 7,603 Posts
My Mood: Dead
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ricco Suavez View Post
We will NOT take a NT early in this draft. That is unless he is someone they can convert to a DE or we are going to a 4-3. I am not even sure a LB will be taken early unless a sure nuff stud falls to us or we trade up. I foresee DB/S picks early, possible LB, RB, QB, TE, and DE/OL in that order.
1. If Star is there, then all bets are off.

2. SteelersCanada and I have been discussing NT. Him opposed; me for (to a degree: see bellow).

3. I was a huge fan of Ta'amu. I thought that he'd be a R1 pick, and then, he injured his shoulder, and his production dropped off. I thought that he was the steals of the entire draft. YES, he was brought back... but, he could spend a year in jail. So, I'm not sure that his future is certain... and NT is the KEY to the 3-4.
teegre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 02:07 PM   #29
Fire Haley
Banned
 

Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 10,359
Member Number: 763
Thanks: 53
Thanked 1,098 Times in 768 Posts
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Who's the #1 TE in the draft?
Fire Haley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 02:49 PM   #30
teegre
Living Legend
Supporter
 
teegre's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 13,010
Member Number: 24108
Thanks: 16,934
Thanked 18,010 Times in 7,603 Posts
My Mood: Dead
Default Re: Who to draft in 2013?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Killer View Post
Who's the #1 TE in the draft?
Tyler Eiffert, Notre Dame
teegre is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Shoutbox provided by vBShout v6.2.1 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.0.8 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Navbar with Avatar by Motorradforum
no new posts