Has a fifth cornerback entered the conversation for the Steelers’ first-round draft pick? Head coach Mike Tomlin was at the Boston College spring game on Saturday, where his son Dino caught a touchdown.
🏈 Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston said Miami cornerback Tyrique Stevenson is regarded as viable option for the Steelers’ first-round pick at 17th overall. Stevenson had a pre-draft visit with the Steelers and has garnered a lot of interest from teams. Former Steelers cornerback and current scout Ike Taylor worked Stevenson out at his pro day.
🏈 Mike Tomlin’s son Dino had a vibrant touchdown celebration in Boston College’s spring game. Tomlin, who was in attendance, has two different perspectives of his son’s touchdown dance. “The Dad in me finds this quite funny … the Coach in me … not so much! Lol.” Tomlin tweeted.
Emmett Morehead to Dino Tomlin for 6… and the dance pic.twitter.com/omN5XrBsIT
— Boston College Football (@BCFootball) April 15, 2023
🏈 Warren Sharp: The Steelers had the fewest offensive touchdowns (7) on plays of 10+ yards in 2022. The Seahawks had the most with 30.
🏈 A video has been circling around on Twitter of former Steelers running back Merril Hoge predicting that Johnny Maziel would be a bust. Hoge also said in the video from 2014 that he would take Khalil Mack over Jadeveon Clowney, who ended up being the No. 1 overall pick. Hoge is currently a scout with the Steelers.
“This is why watching tape is vital to evaluating players and their ability to transition to the NFL,” Hoge tweeted. “No STAT can EVER tell you about a college players ability to play in the NFL and no award or championship they won means they can play in the NFL.”
🏈 During an interview with the Wingman of the Year Facebook page, Antonio Brown surprisingly said Ben Roethlisberger was the most underrated player he played with who deserved more love.
🏈 Former Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham was gifted a jersey from Club America. Suisham is in Mexico City for a kickers camp.
🏈 In their latest mock draft, the 33rd Team has the Steelers selecting Tennessee offensive tackle Darnell Wright and Michigan center Olusegun Oluwatimi in the top 50.
🏈 Former Denver Broncos offensive lineman Mark Schlereth defended Ben Roethlisberger over the backlash he received for his comments on Lamar Jackson.
“And, of course, all the ‘Lamar apologists,’ all you numbers geeks come running to his defense. ‘That’s just not true! Lamar has a better quarterback rating than Ben Roethlisberger from the pocket.’ Are you kidding me? Really? That’s like me saying, ‘Hey listen, Shaquille O’Neal’s a better shooter than Kobe Bryant because Shaquille O’Neal shot 58% from the field during his career, while Kobe only shot 44% from the field during his career.’ Context is important. Learn the game,” Schlereth said.
— Mark Schlereth (@markschlereth) April 15, 2023
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