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    Quote Originally Posted by phillyesq View Post
    Ugh, I hope not. I'm not a fan of tOSU, and the last 2 first rounders the Steelers got from their both ended up with attitude issues (have read in a few places that Heyward is not well liked, and of course Holmes)...
    I agree, I have been hesitant on OSU players as well recently. Maybe defensive line coach Mike Vrabel will turn that around for the d-lineman, this will be his 2nd or 3rd year at that position. I would rather go corner for our first pick.
    1. C.J. Mosley LB Alabama
    2. Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
    3. (comp) Philip Gaines CB Rice
    4. Arthur Lynch TE Georgia
    5. Ross Cockrell CB Duke
    5. (comp) Derrick Hopkins DT Virginia Tech
    6. Josh Mauro DE Stanford
    6. (comp) Shaquil Barrett OLB Colorado State
    7. Quincy Enunwa WR Nebraska

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Pittsburgh View Post
    If Lewis leaves, who will play at CB while Xavier Rhodes has to sit through his redshirt season to learn Lebeau's system? It's a prerequisite to play on this defense right? No mere mortal can start year one in this defense.
    Ike Taylor & Cortez Allen...
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    9. they would be stupid to take WR off the board in round 1

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJ-STEELER View Post
    9. they would be stupid to take WR off the board in round 1
    Not so sure. The Steelers have 2 young players in place at WR. Drafting another high would potentially mean just 'giving up' on Sanders. Not convinced the Steelers are ready to do that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    Not so sure. The Steelers have 2 young players in place at WR. Drafting another high would potentially mean just 'giving up' on Sanders. Not convinced the Steelers are ready to do that.
    not sure I agree chadman.

    neither brown or sanders have the tools to be a true #1, IMO.

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    i doubt sanders could be a quality #2

    at least on a winning team


    grab a true #1 and those 2 are then slated what they are meant to be (AB) #2.....(ES) #3

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJ-STEELER View Post
    i doubt sanders could be a quality #2

    at least on a winning team


    grab a true #1 and those 2 are then slated what they are meant to be (AB) #2.....(ES) #3
    agree.

    I see no reason why a WR won't be considered in the 1st.

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    Draft Eifert and you get a WR and TE all rolled into one, the kid catches everything in sight and could be a starter on the steelers offense until Heath returns then you have two great pass catching TE''S and a additional weapon in the REDZONE.

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