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    Shamarko Thomas is first Steelers draft pick to sign

    Shamarko Thomas is first Steelers draft pick to sign

    Posted by Josh Alper on May 16, 2013



    The Steelers have joined the list of teams with draft picks under contract.

    The teamís communications coordinator Burt Lauten announced Thursday that the team has reached agreement on a contract with fourth-round pick Shamarko Thomas. The former Syracuse safety was the 111th overall pick in last monthís draft.

    Thomas made a name for himself as a hitter while in college and profiles as the Steelersí third safety behind Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu as a rookie. At a shade under 5-foot-9, there are some questions about whether his height will be a liability in the NFL. Clark takes a differing view, saying recently that he thinks the Steelers got a steal in the fourth round because teams were overly concerned with Thomasí size.

    With Thomas in the fold, the Steelers have eight draft picks left to sign.

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    Glad to see he signed. With his parents gone, he prob. needs the money more than most to help with his siblings.
    1. C.J. Mosley LB Alabama
    2. Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
    3. (comp) Philip Gaines CB Rice
    4. Arthur Lynch TE Georgia
    5. Kenny Ladler FS Vanderbilt
    5. (comp) Derrick Hopkins DT Virginia Tech or Jordan Tripp LB Montana
    6. Ricardo Allen CB Purdue
    6. (comp) Andrew Jackson ILB W. Kentucky
    7. Quincy Enunwa WR Nebraska

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    Hope this guy becomes a star. Really need help at Safety.
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    2. Calvin Pryor, S
    3 (Comp). Jaylen Watkins, CB
    4. Justin Ellis, DT/NT
    5a. Brandon Coleman, WR
    5b. Brent Urban, DE
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    The rest will likely have to wait a couple more weeks until we reach June (when we get more money back via the Willie Colon release).


    1.15 WR Mike Evans, Texas A&M
    2.46 TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington
    3.97c ILB Shayne Skov, Stanford
    4.118 CB Philip Gaines, Rice
    5.157 OT James Hurst, North Carolina
    5.173c RB Jerrick McKinnon, Georgia Southern
    6.192 CB Walt Aikens, Liberty
    6.215c DE Deandre Coleman, California
    7.230 NT Zack Kerr, Delaware

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    The rest will likely have to wait a couple more weeks until we reach June (when we get more money back via the Willie Colon release).
    Except for Jones who will sign one day prior to camp as per tradition. I do think that the 15th pick in the draft has signed--Vacarro.
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    4. Justin Ellis, DT/NT
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    Can't wait to see all our picks signed. I'm finally starting to come around to Shamarko Thomas potentially being our starting strong safety within a year or two.
    Rara's 2014 NFL Mock Draft
    Round 1. Darqueze Dennard, CB; Michigan State
    Round 2. Stephon Tuitt, DE; Notre Dame
    Round 3a. TRADED
    Round 3b. Donte Moncrief, WR; Ole Miss
    Round 4. C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE; Iowa
    Round 5a. Ryan Carrethers, DT; Arkansas State
    Round 5b. Ryan Groy, OG; Wisconsin
    Round 6a. E.J. Gaines, CB; Missouri
    Round 6b. Trevor Reilly, OLB; Utah
    Round 7. Anthony Fera, K; Texas

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    Good. With the way Clark plays, and Polamalu with his calf made of fine-china... we'll want a talented guy like Thomas waiting in the wings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shoe View Post
    Good. With the way Clark plays, and Polamalu with his calf made of fine-china... we'll want a talented guy like Thomas waiting in the wings.
    Yeah, because of their age, injury history, and the way both Troy and Clark tend to throw their bodies around with reckless abandon, I was hoping we would double dip at safety (like we have double dipped with other positions in the draft in recent years), taking human missile SS Shamarko Thomas with our first 4th round pick, and taking ball-hawking FS Philip Thomas with our second 4th round pick (instead of QB Landry Jones).


    1.15 WR Mike Evans, Texas A&M
    2.46 TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington
    3.97c ILB Shayne Skov, Stanford
    4.118 CB Philip Gaines, Rice
    5.157 OT James Hurst, North Carolina
    5.173c RB Jerrick McKinnon, Georgia Southern
    6.192 CB Walt Aikens, Liberty
    6.215c DE Deandre Coleman, California
    7.230 NT Zack Kerr, Delaware

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    Yeah, because of their age, injury history, and the way both Troy and Clark tend to throw their bodies around with reckless abandon, I was hoping we would double dip at safety (like we have double dipped with other positions in the draft in recent years), taking human missile SS Shamarko Thomas with our first 4th round pick, and taking ball-hawking FS Philip Thomas with our second 4th round pick (instead of QB Landry Jones).

    exactly. our 5 year backup qb could have been dysert a couple rounds later

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    Yeah, because of their age, injury history, and the way both Troy and Clark tend to throw their bodies around with reckless abandon, I was hoping we would double dip at safety (like we have double dipped with other positions in the draft in recent years), taking human missile SS Shamarko Thomas with our first 4th round pick, and taking ball-hawking FS Philip Thomas with our second 4th round pick (instead of QB Landry Jones).
    The Landry Jones pick will prove to be a good one.
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    2014 Draft

    1. Eric Ebron, TE
    2. Calvin Pryor, S
    3 (Comp). Jaylen Watkins, CB
    4. Justin Ellis, DT/NT
    5a. Brandon Coleman, WR
    5b. Brent Urban, DE
    6. Prince Shembo, OLB
    7a. Aaron Colvin, CB
    7b. Storm Johnson, RB

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