2010 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Board Begins To Take Shape

April 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Thirteen down, 17 more to go.
The Steelers have brought in 13 of the 30 prospects that they are permitted to meet prior to the 2010 draft.
These visits can be a clear indication of players or positions the team is interested in, or they could be smokescreens. It is difficult to tell. What is not difficult is to see that they have brought in nine defensive players to only four offensive players so far.
Look back to 2007, Mike Tomlin’s first draft. Lawrence Timmons, LaMarr Woodley, Daniel Sepulveda, and Ryan McBean all visited the Steelers. They were also four of the Steelers' first five draft selections.
In 2008, they only drafted two of the 30 prospects they brought in: Dennis Dixon and Ryan Mundy. The following year, Pittsburgh drafted Joe Burnett, Frank Summers, Ra’Shon Harris, and A.Q. Shipley, all pre-draft visitors.
So far this year, three offensive linemen and one receiver have visited with the Steelers, while three cornerbacks, three lineback...

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