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    Re: 2011 Official Visit Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by WoodleyofTroy
    Only 17 official visits this year?
    The team has been more tight-lipped about who they have officially brought in this year. We have rumors about more than that (as indicated), but not actual confirmation in the Pittsburgh newspapers like in year's past, for whatever reason.

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    Re: 2011 Official Visit Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher
    Quote Originally Posted by WoodleyofTroy
    Only 17 official visits this year?
    The team has been more tight-lipped about who they have officially brought in this year. We have rumors about more than that (as indicated), but not actual confirmation in the Pittsburgh newspapers like in year's past, for whatever reason.
    Yeah it's an odd year. More than likely has to do with the lockout and the Steelers not being able to fill some needs via Free Agency (signing their own really). Every year we typically go with BPA, but I'm thinking Colbert/Tomlin are staying quiet here due to the want to fill a need.

    Which is why I think Bouchette is predicting Aaron Williams soley based on mock drafts and not what he's actually hearing this time around.
    "That's just Ben being Superman" -John Madden, Super Bowl XLIII

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    Re: 2011 Official Visit Thread

    Here is what we are looking at for tonight.

    Marcus Cannon, OT TCU 1-2
    Ras-I Dowling, CB, UVA, 6'1 198 2
    Rodney Hudson, G/C, Florida St., 6'2 299 lbs 2
    Curtis Brown, CB, Texas, 6'0 185 lbs 2-3
    Kenrick Ellis, NT, Hampton, 6'5 346 lbs, 2-3,
    Edmund Gates, WR, Abilene Christian, 6'0 192 lbs 3
    Jason Pinkston, OT, Pittsburgh, 6'3 317 lbs 3-4
    Denarius Moore, WR, Tennessee 6'0 194 lbs 3-4
    Johnny Patrick, CB, Louisville 5'11 191 lbs 3-4
    Taiwan Jones, RB, Eastern Washington, 6'1 205 lbs 3-4
    Curtis Marsh, CB, Utah State, 6'0 197 lbs 3-4
    Marcus Gilbert, OT, Florida, 6'6 330 lbs, 3-4,
    LETS GO MOUNTAINEERS!
    Here We Go Steelers!


    Draft 2.0

    1. Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M
    2. Jason Verrett, CB, TCU
    3. Kareem Martin, DE, UNC
    4. Donte Moncrief, WR, Mississippi
    5a. Shaquille Richardson, CB, Arizona
    5b. Seantrel Henderson, OT, Miami
    6a. Kevin Pierre-Louis, OLB, Boston College
    6b. Glen Stanley, OLB, Albany St
    7. Beau Allen, NT, Wisconsin

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    Re: 2011 Official Visit Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by calmkiller
    Here is what we are looking at for tonight.

    Marcus Cannon, OT TCU 1-2
    Ras-I Dowling, CB, UVA, 6'1 198 2
    Rodney Hudson, G/C, Florida St., 6'2 299 lbs 2
    Curtis Brown, CB, Texas, 6'0 185 lbs 2-3
    Kenrick Ellis, NT, Hampton, 6'5 346 lbs, 2-3,
    James Carpenter, OT, Alabama, 6'5 300 lbs, 2-3,
    Edmund Gates, WR, Abilene Christian, 6'0 192 lbs 3
    Jason Pinkston, OT, Pittsburgh, 6'3 317 lbs 3-4
    Denarius Moore, WR, Tennessee 6'0 194 lbs 3-4
    Johnny Patrick, CB, Louisville 5'11 191 lbs 3-4
    Taiwan Jones, RB, Eastern Washington, 6'1 205 lbs 3-4
    Curtis Marsh, CB, Utah State, 6'0 197 lbs 3-4
    Marcus Gilbert, OT, Florida, 6'6 330 lbs, 3-4,
    Cross James Carpenter off that list...he's already in Seattle.

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    Re: 2011 Official Visit Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher
    Quote Originally Posted by calmkiller
    Here is what we are looking at for tonight.

    Marcus Cannon, OT TCU 1-2
    Ras-I Dowling, CB, UVA, 6'1 198 2
    Rodney Hudson, G/C, Florida St., 6'2 299 lbs 2
    Curtis Brown, CB, Texas, 6'0 185 lbs 2-3
    Kenrick Ellis, NT, Hampton, 6'5 346 lbs, 2-3,
    Edmund Gates, WR, Abilene Christian, 6'0 192 lbs 3
    Jason Pinkston, OT, Pittsburgh, 6'3 317 lbs 3-4
    Denarius Moore, WR, Tennessee 6'0 194 lbs 3-4
    Johnny Patrick, CB, Louisville 5'11 191 lbs 3-4
    Taiwan Jones, RB, Eastern Washington, 6'1 205 lbs 3-4
    Curtis Marsh, CB, Utah State, 6'0 197 lbs 3-4
    Marcus Gilbert, OT, Florida, 6'6 330 lbs, 3-4,
    Cross James Carpenter off that list...he's already in Seattle.
    ****.... I missed his name there. I knew he was selected.
    LETS GO MOUNTAINEERS!
    Here We Go Steelers!


    Draft 2.0

    1. Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M
    2. Jason Verrett, CB, TCU
    3. Kareem Martin, DE, UNC
    4. Donte Moncrief, WR, Mississippi
    5a. Shaquille Richardson, CB, Arizona
    5b. Seantrel Henderson, OT, Miami
    6a. Kevin Pierre-Louis, OLB, Boston College
    6b. Glen Stanley, OLB, Albany St
    7. Beau Allen, NT, Wisconsin

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    Re: 2011 Official Visit Thread

    Interesting that Marcus Gilbert, Curtis Brown, and Cortez Allen all visited the South Side HQ prior to the draft. Plus Colbert, Tomlin, and LeBeau went to Columbus to check out Cam Heyward. Not too much smokescreenery this year...

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    Re: 2011 Official Visit Thread

    According to Baron Batch, he was in for a visit. I will add him to the rumor list since we never received and official from the team.
    LETS GO MOUNTAINEERS!
    Here We Go Steelers!


    Draft 2.0

    1. Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M
    2. Jason Verrett, CB, TCU
    3. Kareem Martin, DE, UNC
    4. Donte Moncrief, WR, Mississippi
    5a. Shaquille Richardson, CB, Arizona
    5b. Seantrel Henderson, OT, Miami
    6a. Kevin Pierre-Louis, OLB, Boston College
    6b. Glen Stanley, OLB, Albany St
    7. Beau Allen, NT, Wisconsin

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