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NFL Foundation provides grants to youth camps

The NFL Foundation continued their commitment to youth football by awarding nearly $ 700,000 to 221 football camps hosted by current and former NFL players and coaches. The money was awarded as a pa......

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Jarvis Jones provides playmaking element in nickel packages

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2012 Draft Provides Opportunity for Pittsburgh Steelers to Add Running back


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The 2012 NFL Draft is approaching very quickly and there are many quality players in this year’s draft. Running backs are one particular position that has great depth this year. This is good news for the Pittsburgh Steelers who need to add a running back via the draft.
Pittsburgh will be without starting running back Rashard Mendenhall for the majority, if not all, of the 2012 season. Mendenhall suffered an ACL injury in the season finale of the 2011 season. He did not play in the Steelers’ playoff loss against the Denver Broncos, and his absence showed on the field. Pittsburgh should look to add a running back in the 2nd or 3rd round of the draft. They have greater needs on the defense and on the offensive line to take a running back in the 1st round, but there are some good backs that should fall to them in the later rounds.
Trent Richardson is the best back of this year’s class and will be long gone by the time Pittsburgh is on the clock. The next best back is probably Virginia T...

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