• Steelers make draft process a family affair

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 23, 2013
    The Pittsburgh Steelers have changed one small part of their draft process a year after having off-the-field issues with two picks, nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu and running back Chris Rainey . Sometimes you get the opportunity at a pro day and sometimes you don’t, depending on where the kid’s family lives. Ta'amu, a fourth-round pick, was sentenced to 18 months of probation earlier this month after he pled guilty to reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and drunken driving stemming from a police chase last fall.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Steelers spending time with families of draft prospects

    Two members of the Steelers’ 2012 draft class wound up getting into trouble with the law during their rookie seasons and that’s led to a different approach to researching prospects this year. General manager Kevin Colbert and coach Mike Tomlin each ta

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