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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talks during a post game news conference after an NFL football game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. The NFL Draft is April 23-25, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Help for Ben? Steelers nab WR Chase Claypool in 2nd round

Apr. 25, 2020 12:33 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chase Claypool had no idea he was on the Pittsburgh Steelers' radar. Funny, the thing that struck offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner the most when he met the wide receiver at the NFL combine is how you couldn't miss him. “He has an air about him,” Fichtner said. Size and...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The way Colbert figures it, the Steelers' first-round pick in the draft is already a home run. The longtime general manager offers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick's All-Pro season in 2019 as proof. The Steelers made an uncharacteristically aggressive move last September when they sent their top selection in the 2020 draft to Miami in exchange for Fitzpatrick, whose arrival turned Pittsburgh's defense into one of the NFL's best. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

QB of the future? RB of the present? Steelers weigh options

Apr. 16, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers' first-round draft pick is already a home run, according to Kevin Colbert. The longtime general manager offers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick's All-Pro season in 2019 as proof. The Steelers made an uncharacteristically aggressive move last September when they sent their...