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Steelers Reveal Three Pre-Draft Visits

Steelers Reveal Three Pre-Draft Visits

steelersgab.com Updated Apr 1, 2013
Every NFL team gets 30 pre-draft un-local visits where players workout with teams. Scouts and coaches get to evaluate the player and then are interviewed and grilled by questions by the team’s staff. The Pittsburgh Steelers have started their process of
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  • Anthony Rizzo shakes off powerless spring, hits mammoth homer o…

    Anthony Rizzo shakes off powerless spring, hits mammoth homer off the first pitch he sees

    yahoo.com Apr 1, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. Bryce Harper wasn't the only super sophomore who posted a powerful performance on opening day. Over in Pittsburgh, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo keyed his team to a 3-1 win over the Pirates with a two-ru…
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  • Samardzija stikes out nine as Cubs hold on

    Samardzija stikes out nine as Cubs hold on

    ESPN.com Apr 1, 2013
    Jeff Samardzija struck out nine in eight nearly flawless innings and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
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  • Pre-draft starting lineup: Pittsburgh Steelers

    Pre-draft starting lineup: Pittsburgh Steelers

    ESPN.com Apr 1, 2013
    The first wave of free agency is over and the draft is still over 20 days away. This is a good time to see what the starting lineup stands right now, which is a good way to see where the needs exist. The AFC North blog will look at each team's projected…
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  • April Fool’s? Rosin bag explodes on pitcher A.J. Burnett during…

    April Fool’s? Rosin bag explodes on pitcher A.J. Burnett during game

    yahoo.com Apr 1, 2013
    Opening day happened to fall on April Fool's Day this year, and you had to wonder if baseball would get in on the hi-jinks. The closest thing we've seen so far? A rosin bag exploding on Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett during Monday's game. Burne…
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  • Video - Samardzija Stifles Pirates 00:32

    Samardzija Stifles Pirates

    Apr 1
    Jeff Samardzija tossed eight scoreless innings and struck out nine to help the Cubs to a 3-1 win over the Pirates.