2012 NFL draft: Possible selections for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Fresh off their second AFC Championship in three years the Pittsburgh Steelers were a strong favorite to repeat once again, but no one expected a first round loss. Expectations for Ben Roethlisberger and company were much higher than getting knocked out of the playoffs by a miraculous touchdown pass by Tim Tebow. The Steelers continuously have one of the leagues best defenses and in a league that has suddenly gone offensive will the Steelers get the itch in the 2012 NFL draft to possible find some offensive difference makers? Or will the Steelers do what they do best…defense. The Penalty Flag’s Mike Presley has Dontari Poe going to the Steelers to reignite the defense; Round 1, Pick 24: Dontari Poe NT Memphis: Father time seems to have caught up to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Casey Hampton will be 35 a week before Week 1 of the 2012 season and will be coming off ACL surgery. Poe’s size at 6’5 makes him a massive lineman that will make it hard for any center to block. He totaled 33 tack…

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