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Alex Highsmith's character and potential were too much for Steelers to ignore

Alex Highsmith's character and potential were too much for Steelers to ignore

The Steelers were a constant presence on the campus at Charlotte last fall. ‘We had every Steelers scout come through the building.’ 
Kevin Dotson: A Steelers fourth-round pick everyone can agree on

Kevin Dotson: A Steelers fourth-round pick everyone can agree on

Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Louisiana guard Kevin Dotson: The Steelers fourth-round pick everyone loves to love. How often do you make a negative comment about a recent Steelers draft pick, only for someone to rebut you and have their comment turn green? (That question is obviously for the BTSC regulars reading this.) Disagreements about who the Steelers just drafted are about as American as mom, apple pie and Mel Kiper’s astonishment that one of his “Best Available” is still on the board. But I’m guessing nothing mentioned in the first paragraph took place after...
Still Curtain May 1, 2020

Did impressive NFL Combine elevate Chase Claypool’s draft stock too high?

The Steelers landed one of the NFL Draft’s most athletic receivers in the second round, but did a great NFL Combine elevate Chase Claypool’s stock too high? Let me start by saying that I didn’t hate the Chase Claypool pick for the Steelers in the second round. Outside of their top three wide receivers, Pittsburgh […] Did impressive NFL Combine elevate Chase Claypool’s draft stock too high? - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Steelers Film Room: Chase Claypool is not a one-trick pony

Steelers Film Room: Chase Claypool is not a one-trick pony

Photo by Joe Robbins/ Part one of our two part series on Chase Claypool. When a wide receiver measures 6’4”, 238 lbs and runs a 4.42 forty, people immediately think of a deep threat. And his film shows plenty of big plays downfield, but Chase Claypool isn’t just a deep threat. Today in part 1 of a two-part series on the Steelers 2nd round pick, we’re going to look at Claypool blocking and in shorter routes. I’ll be breaking down the routes he ran and showing what he does well and what he needs to improve on. Let’s get to it. Blocking You may have seen some highlights of...
Still Curtain May 1, 2020

Steelers 2020 NFL draft recap: Re-tooling both offense and defense

The Steelers added depth to both the offense and the defense in the 2020 NFL draft An argument can be made that the Steelers 2020 draft began last year when we traded our 2020 first-round pick for Minkah Fitzpatrick, who, in my opinion, stabilized the defense after the injury to Sean Davis. Our 2020 first-round […] Steelers 2020 NFL draft recap: Re-tooling both offense and defense - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.