Dri Archer

Pittsburgh Steelers #13 - Wide Receiver

  • Born: 08/09/91
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 5-8
  • Weight: 173
  • Seasons: 0

Archer a lighter version of Jamaal Charles

Players don't come much lighter than Jamaal Charles, but Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley had Charles in Kansas City and sees a lot of the two-time All Pro in Steelers' rookie Archer.

COLUMN: Archer's role is excitement

For all the noise that was made when the Steelers went with Dri Archer as their third round choice in this past May's NFL Draft, his upside could silence those who balked at the move.

Archer taking first team punt return reps


Rookie speedster Dri Archer is going to be used in a multitude of positions this year, and could be a threat in each and every one.

True test for young Steelers will come Monday

The first real test for the many young Steelers that are expected to have a role in the 2014 season will come Monday, when the team is finally allowed to put on the pads and hit.

32 scenarios in 32 days: Archer hits paydirt 6 x's

The Steelers' rookie RB/WR has a skill set that will lead to success in 2014, and that success will lead to touchdowns.

32 scenarios in 32 days: Steelers reach 2k rushing

One of the keys to the Steelers' season is their ability to run the football. That goes beyond just LeBackfield; it's about opportunity. That comes from the defense's ability to take the ball away...

Plan for Archer is to introduce chaos

If that plan means he carries the ball, then he will. If it means he catches it in the slot, he'll do that. His position is up to Todd Haley and Mike Tomlin, his success will be up to him.

32 scenarios in 32 days: 6-0 AFC North record

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their eyes set on winning the AFC North in 2014, and sweeping the division will be a huge step in the right direction.

32 scenarios in 32 days: Miller most TD catches

Miller is healthy heading into the season, which he wasn't last year. But Miller's secret is out; teams know Todd Haley and Ben Roethlisberger like getting him the ball in the red zone.

Archer aiming at boosting offense and defense

Steelers rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier pointed out the value of practicing against fellow rookie Dri Archer.

32 scenarios in 32 days: Archer gets 40+ targets

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a versatile weapon in Dri Archer. Although their plans for the speedster aren't known, the rookie will see plenty of touches in 2014.

Le'Backfield showing its versatility

If you want to run a successful no-huddle offense, you're going to need some multi-dimensional players capable of performing a variety of roles. So far, the LeBackfiled is showing it's up to the task

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