2010 Mock NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers

March 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Pittsburgh's biggest positions of need are in this order: CB, DL, OL, ILB, RB, S and this draft addresses those needs to the strength of the positions.
Round One: Dan Williams / Rolando McClain / Kyle Wilson  
-Dan Williams is a prototypical NT who could take over for Casey Hampton as soon as 2011 and stay for the next decade; he plays like Hampton did in his prime. Unfortunately, a few teams ahead of us might snag him before he gets to us, but if not, he should be the immediate choice.
-Rolando McClain is about as close to the sure thing linebacker as there is in this draft, and fits a need as the prototypical ILB to play Lawrence Timmons' spot, so Timmons can move to his more natural position that James Farrior is playing now, covering backs/TEs and coming on speed blitzes. He was the best LB in college last year, and with Miami having just spent the money on Karlos Dansby, has a real shot at falling to us. While we have bigger needs, you can't pass up on the clos...

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