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Why speed is the biggest predictor of successful NFL cornerbacks

The 2019 draft class has stirred up a lot of debate as to what makes a good NFL cornerback. Some players like Byron Murphy  and Deandre Baker win with excellent footwork and sound technique. Others, like Greedy Williams or Sean Bunting, win with a great combination of length and athleticism. ...

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Minnesota Golden Gophers linebacker Blake Cashman makes a sack against the Purdue Boilermakers

SCU Week in Review – April 7th

In case you missed it (or anything) the SCU week in review recaps all articles, videos, posts and more, shared via Steel City Underground's various platforms throughout the week.

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Pittsburgh Steelers running backs James Conner and Jaylen Samuels celebrate on the sidelines

Numerous running back visits seem to indicate Steelers want more depth

Just this week, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted five running backs for pre-draft visits ahead of the upcoming 2019 NFL Draft. Running back wasn't necessarily a top need with James Conner and Jaylen Samuels stepping in nicely during the holdout of Le'Veon Bell. Behind Conner and Samuels, however, there is untested ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers CB Joe Haden

SCU Week in Review – March 31st

In case you missed it (or anything) the SCU week in review recaps all articles, videos, posts and more, shared via Steel City Underground's various platforms throughout the week.

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Steel City Underground NFL Draft Mock Drafts

Chase Hammes: 2019 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

With the 2019 NFL Draft approaching quickly, having just finalized my latest big board, I took another look at all of the prospects in version 2.0 of my mock draft. (You can view my first 2019 NFL mock draft here.) Also, if you like this mock or want to give feedback ...

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Hammes: 2019 NFL Draft Positional Rankings

The 2019 NFL Combine has come and gone and the craziness that is free agency has mostly quieted down. In the midst of pro days and official pre-draft visits, the draft process is beginning to really pick up steam as we quickly approach the 2019 NFL Draft. I have gone ...

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Iowa State Cyclones running back David Montgomery (32) rushes against the Drake Bulldogs

Iowa State’s Montgomery could be NFL Draft steal, land on AFC roster

Unless you follow the Big 12, you may not be familiar with running back David Montgomery. An unheralded three-star prospect out of (Cincinnati) Ohio, Montgomery was rated as just the No. 1,203 overall player in the 2016 recruiting class per 247 Sports. A dual-threat quarterback in high school who earned ...

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Steel City Underground NFL Draft Mock Drafts

Eric Herrmann: 2019 Steelers Mock Draft 2.0

Mock draft season is a time I both love and hate. On one hand, I love learning about different prospects and trying to predict who the Steelers will draft. On the other, I'm reduced to a dog chasing its tail and am constantly going back and forth between potential picks. ...

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