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Steelers receiver Brown attends workouts despite previous comments

By Mark Kaboly 10:00 p.m.
Coach Mike Tomlin probably put it best when he said it was “business as usual” Monday for the Steelers. General manager Kevin Colbert was not tipping his hand about the upcoming draft at a news conference. Tomlin was looking forward …

Former soccer goalie Lambo chasing NFL dream

By Chris Adamski 9:58 p.m.
Of all the athletes who took part in the February NFL Combine, Josh Lambo had to be the only one taking part in a professional sports league combine for the second time. Lambo also hopes to become the rare athlete drafted ...

NFL Draft preview: Sizing up the specialists

By Chris Adamski 9:37 p.m.
While virtually every offensive or defensive position on the field figures to have a player taken in the first round Thursday, don’t expect any pure ...

Most talent in NFL Draft play at Steelers’ positions of need

By Mark Kaboly 10:00 p.m.
The Steelers are in dire need of an influx of youth and talent on defense, especially at cornerback and rush outside linebacker. Luckily for the …

Washington’s Shelton grows into big role, looks forward to draft

By Chris Adamski
While at the NFL Combine in February, Danny Shelton said while growing up he had “always wanted to play safety,” and that recently-retired Steeler Troy ...

A host of top NFL Draft picks figure to be versatile defensive linemen

By Chris Adamski
Who says the NFL is all about offense these days? Up to one-third of the first round of the NFL Draft could be devoted to ...

High risk, reward with 1st-round quarterbacks in NFL Draft

By Mark Kaboly
Football has become quite the complicated game in recent years. There’s the shotgun, spread, read option, no-huddle, outside zone and inside zone runs, now routes, check-with-me ...

NFL Draft preview: QB crop thin after top 2

By Mark Kaboly
Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota. Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston. It’s possible that quarterbacks can go with the first two picks of the NFL Draft on April ...

Baylor’s Petty trying to buck stereotype

By Mark Kaboly
Bryce Petty can do things a lot of other quarterbacks in next week’s NFL Draft can’t. Unfortunately, those skills don’t translate to the NFL very well. Petty ...

Steelers legend Blount to announce team’s second-round draft pick

By Mark Kaboly
Hall of Famer cornerback Mel Blount will announce the Steelers’ second-round pick at the NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago ...

Safety Collins seeks to buck Alabama DB trend

By Ralph N. Paulk
In recent years, highly touted Alabama defensive backs largely have underachieved. A number of first-round picks — including Cincinnati’s Dre Kirkpatrick, Tampa Bay’s Mark Barron ...

NFL Draft preview: Safety crop offers no sure-fire stars

By Ralph N. Paulk
The NFL Draft experts are all over the place in trying to figure out this class of safeties. There is no real consensus on who ...

Miami linebacker Perryman eager to stand tall on draft day

By Chris Adamski
The long and the, er, short of it for Denzel Perryman is no laughing matter. “I’ve been pretty much getting knocked for my height since I ...

NFL Draft preview: UCLA’s Kendricks leads deep inside linebacker class

By Chris Adamski
This year’s crop of inside linebackers is thought to be a deep one, certainly more so than the 2014 draft. Among players most teams considered ...

Steelers wrap up pre-draft visits with four defensive players

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers wrapped up their pre-draft visits on Wednesday by hosting four players highlighted by the top safety in the draft. Alabama junior Landon Collins (6-0, 228) is being projected as a top 20 pick in next week’s NFL Draft. A ...

Wisconsin’s Gordon flashes ahead of the pack

By Ralph N. Paulk
Every now and then, an NFL Draft prospect sticks around hoping his stock will rise with another year of experience and exposure. In the case of ...

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Vikings running back Peterson absent but wanted

By The Associated Press 9:51 p.m.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts. Adrian Peterson, …