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    Spoon and McCourty would be great and if we could get Gerhart in the 3rd round, I'd be very happy. Not a bad idea to trade some picks to get another 3rd rounder. My preference would be to take DL or OLB rather than OT. I'd wait until Rd. 5 to take a backup OL.

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    Those picks could be used to trade up in the first as well. Which could be what we are planning.
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    Re: Post FA Splash Mock

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    Spoon and McCourty would be great and if we could get Gerhart in the 3rd round, I'd be very happy. Not a bad idea to trade some picks to get another 3rd rounder. My preference would be to take DL or OLB rather than OT. I'd wait until Rd. 5 to take a backup OL.
    I generally agree. But, if we wait until round 5, we might as well not take any OL. We have tons of round 5 talent and depth on this line already. I'd go OL in rounds 1-3 IF someone good falls to us. We really do need help on the line. C and RG could be upgraded immediately. We also need to find another OT as Colon is likely gone next season and we don't have anyone capable to back up Max.
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    Re: Post FA Splash Mock

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    Spoon and McCourty would be great and if we could get Gerhart in the 3rd round, I'd be very happy. Not a bad idea to trade some picks to get another 3rd rounder. My preference would be to take DL or OLB rather than OT. I'd wait until Rd. 5 to take a backup OL.
    I generally agree. But, if we wait until round 5, we might as well not take any OL. We have tons of round 5 talent and depth on this line already. I'd go OL in rounds 1-3 IF someone good falls to us. We really do need help on the line. C and RG could be upgraded immediately. We also need to find another OT as Colon is likely gone next season and we don't have anyone capable to back up Max.
    I think I've read that Colon could be tendered next year as well due to no CBA. So, I'd plan on Colon for two more years.

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    Re: Post FA Splash Mock

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lebsteel
    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo
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    Spoon and McCourty would be great and if we could get Gerhart in the 3rd round, I'd be very happy. Not a bad idea to trade some picks to get another 3rd rounder. My preference would be to take DL or OLB rather than OT. I'd wait until Rd. 5 to take a backup OL.
    I generally agree. But, if we wait until round 5, we might as well not take any OL. We have tons of round 5 talent and depth on this line already. I'd go OL in rounds 1-3 IF someone good falls to us. We really do need help on the line. C and RG could be upgraded immediately. We also need to find another OT as Colon is likely gone next season and we don't have anyone capable to back up Max.
    I think I've read that Colon could be tendered next year as well due to no CBA. So, I'd plan on Colon for two more years.
    That may happen. But, if there is a new CBA by next season, he would probably be a UFA. If there isn't a new CBA, there could very likely be a work stoppage.
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    I think we will take Pouncey in round one (assuming McClain and Thomas are both gone). He is my favorite OL. I am starting to see a few mock drafts with Pouncey as the pick. I think he will be a terrific center.
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    Weatherspoon, Odrick, & Thomas would all be on my wishlist before Pouncey. Maybe a trade down if all of those guys are gone (to pick Pouncey) and package some picks to move up in the second? Something has to be added to the secondary regardless of what Lewis and Burnett have to offer.

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    At this point its all up in the air. If we get the Comp picks we are projected to receive we will have 10 picks this year. There is no way we draft 10 players again is there? I think we will do alot of moving around this year. Up in rounds is my guess.
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    5b. Seantrel Henderson, OT, Miami
    6a. Kevin Pierre-Louis, OLB, Boston College
    6b. Glen Stanley, OLB, Albany St
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    Re: Post FA Splash Mock

    I think if Haden or McClain fall to 10- you could see the Steelers move up.

    But- there are sure to be other teams with the same idea. Jacksonville, imo, is definitely going to trade down for more picks.

    If those guys don't slide-

    unless some other player they really want or see as great value at 18 slides (eg Mendenhall)

    I believe they are going to trade down in the first.

    I think they'll look at Odrick or Pouncey at that pick. (Hartwig is on his final year- and not the long term answer)

    I think the team then uses extra picks to move up in the 2nd to get a corner. It would be great to see McCourty there- I dont think he is going to last until late 2nd though.

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