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  1. Steelers really, really wanted DeCastro

    Jamison Hensley

    It's not a newsflash that the Pittsburgh Steelers wanted David DeCastro. Pittsburgh selected the Stanford guard with the 24th overall pick, taking him over Alabama inside linebacker Dont'a Hightower. But how much the Steelers coveted DeCastro will...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  2. Steelers: One big question

    Jamison Hensley

    Do the Pittsburgh Steelers still have the best defense in the NFL? That depends on three factors: the health of nose tackle Casey Hampton, the ability to replace inside linebacker James Farrior, and the emergence of a No. 2 cornerback. The most pr...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  3. Wake-up: Steelers' Adams may not start

    Jamison Hensley

    Every morning, grab a cup of coffee and get your AFC North wake-up call here: As the Pittsburgh Steelers begin their rookie minicamp today, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Gerry Dulac predicts first-round pick David DeCastro will be a Pro Bowl guard...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  4. 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers draft analysis

    Jamison Hensley

    Let's break down the Pittsburgh Steelers' 2012 draft: FIRST-ROUND SPOTLIGHT: The Steelers would've been happy to come away with either linebacker Dont'a Hightower or guard Kevin Zeitler at No. 24. Not only did both players fall to the Steelers but...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  5. Hightower isn't Steelers typical early target

    Jamison Hensley

    One of the most popular first-round pairings is Alabama inside linebacker Dont'a Hightower going to the Pittsburgh Steelers. But that would go against the team's draft history. The Steelers have selected only one linebacker in the first round in t...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  6. Are Ravens targeting WR Stephen Hill?

    Jamison Hensley

    There's been a strong buzz recently that the Baltimore Ravens are considering Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill with the 29th overall pick. This is a little surprising because Hill is a unpolished prospect who needs time to develop as a rout...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  7. Todd McShay's mock 6.0: AFC North style

    Jamison Hensley

    ESPN's Todd McShay offered up his sixth version of the mock draft. You'll need a subscription to view the entire Insider piece, but here's the AFC North part of it: 4. Cleveland Browns Pick: RB Trent Richardson, Alabama Hensley's comment: I...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  8. Kiper's final mock: AFC North version

    Jamison Hensley

    ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. produced his final mock for the 2012 draft. You'll need a subscription to view the entire Insider piece , but here's the AFC North part of it: 4. Cleveland Browns Pick: RB Trent Richardson, Alabama Hensley's comment: Thi...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  9. Wake-up call: Will the Ravens trade up?

    Jamison Hensley

    Every morning, grab a cup of coffee and get your AFC North wake-up call here: If Alabama outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw or inside linebacker Dont'a Hightower is still available at the No. 20 pick (which is currently held by the Titans), the Ra...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  10. Ravens, Steelers may take rivalry to draft

    Jamison Hensley

    The Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers engage in the NFL's best grudge matches every year. This week, that rivalry could cross over into the NFL draft. The Ravens and the Steelers have similar needs and could be targeting some of the sam...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  11. You make the call: Steelers' No. 24 pick

    Jamison Hensley

    Four down, two more to go in our "You make the call" series. Once we get through all six first-round selections, I will compile an AFC North fans' mock for the Bengals, Browns, Ravens and Steelers. Today's pick is the Pittsburgh Steelers and th...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  12. Monday mailbag: Feeling a draft

    Jamison Hensley

    Just a reminder that the ESPN Blogger Mock Draft will start at 1 p.m. ET today. Until then, we have some time to open up some mail. ... Kory, from Foster City, Calif., writes: I know you've been steadfast on the Browns taking Trent Richardson a...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  13. Wake-up: Weeden feels Browns like him

    Jamison Hensley

    Every morning, grab a cup of coffee and get your AFC North wake-up call here: Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden believes the Cleveland Browns are interested in drafting him. "You never how it's going to go, but I feel really good about ...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  14. AFC North Sunday mailbag

    Jamison Hensley

    Teams can begin their voluntary offseason workout programs Monday, but that doesn't mean we're taking the day off here on the AFC North blog. Let's buckle up our helmets and open some mail ... ... DogPound32 (Rocky River, Ohio) writes: Call me...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  15. Todd McShay's mock 5.0: AFC North style

    Jamison Hensley

    ESPN's Todd McShay offered the fifth version of his 2012 mock draft this week. It's a little different than his previous ones because he discusses the different scenarios facing each team. Here's a look at the AFC North part of it: 4. Cleveland B...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  16. Dont'a Hightower is visiting Steelers today

    Jamison Hensley

    Alabama inside linebacker Dont'a Hightower is having a pre-draft visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers today. Hightower is the popular pick to go to the Steelers in the first round. His leadership ability (a two-time captain at Alabama) and experienc...

    Blog | April 12, 2012