• Dri Archer isn’t sure how he’ll be used

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 3, 2014
    But Archer could me more than that. The Steelers may have gotten the steal of the draft with third-round running back Dri Archer, a speedster from Kent State that adds an intriguing dynamic to the Pittsburgh attack. “I’m living my dream,” Archer said. But Sproles isn’t necessarily a bad comparison for Archer to hear, since he has been a dynamic part of every offense and special teams on which he’s been a part. Scouts had trouble agreeing on whether Archer could be an every-down back at the NFL level or whether he would be destined for a career as a change-of-pace back, similar to the Philadelphia Eagles’ Darren Sproles. “When you’re chasing him and really understanding the way he cuts, you’re not going to see anybody faster than him, so it helps you be able to read and tackle any other guy.”

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