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    OLB Victor Butler visits Pittsburgh tomorrow (Thursday)

    Jason La Canfora ‏@JasonLaCanfora
    OLB Victor Butler, who could be a diamond in the rough, is visiting the Steelers tomorrow. Several teams interested

    I've been rather interested in the Steelers picking him up!! I know that I've gotten excited for every guy they brought in for a visit...but this guy is IT! 26 years old, cut by Dallas, this guy could be pretty legit as Harrison's replacement. PLEASE!!
    Rara's first 2018 Mock Draft v4
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    RD1- Rashaan Evans, ILB; Alabama
    RD2- Jesse Bates III, S; Wake Forest
    RD3- Rashaad Penny, RB; San Diego State
    RD5- Dorian O'Daniel, OLB; Clemson
    RD6- Antonio Callaway, WR; Florida
    RD7- Josh Frazier, DT; Alabama
    RD7- Davonte Harris, CB; Illinois State

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    If they can get Butler in Free Agency...then I would be okay with going Wide Receiver in first round.
    Rara's first 2018 Mock Draft v4
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    RD1- Rashaan Evans, ILB; Alabama
    RD2- Jesse Bates III, S; Wake Forest
    RD3- Rashaad Penny, RB; San Diego State
    RD5- Dorian O'Daniel, OLB; Clemson
    RD6- Antonio Callaway, WR; Florida
    RD7- Josh Frazier, DT; Alabama
    RD7- Davonte Harris, CB; Illinois State

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    I don't know how you come to the conclusion that this guy "is IT", but I don't recall him much (I think Dallas is on TV enough to catch one's eye). I also referred back to his draft day write up, and he doesn't seem like anything special. What do you see in him?

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    Watch his college highlights on youtube. He tied the team record of 4 sacks in one game..look at highlights when he played in Dallas. He played behind DeMarcus Ware.

    You want to get more technical? James Farrior didn't do anything when he played for the Jets...we signed him and look how well he turned out for us. Like I said, Butler is only 25 (yeah, I posted he was 26 in my previous post..my bad)..could be a gem.
    Rara's first 2018 Mock Draft v4
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    RD1- Rashaan Evans, ILB; Alabama
    RD2- Jesse Bates III, S; Wake Forest
    RD3- Rashaad Penny, RB; San Diego State
    RD5- Dorian O'Daniel, OLB; Clemson
    RD6- Antonio Callaway, WR; Florida
    RD7- Josh Frazier, DT; Alabama
    RD7- Davonte Harris, CB; Illinois State

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    The fact that 'several teams are interested' probably puts him out of the Steelers financial reach.
    Early Addition Mock (3 Round Version)

    Fix the Run Defence Mode:

    1. DaRon Payne
    2. Josey Jewell
    3 Kerryon Johnson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    The fact that 'several teams are interested' probably puts him out of the Steelers financial reach.


    I would think the amount of money they were going to pay Keenan Lewis would enable them to sign Butler with no problem.
    Lewis most likely will sign with another team.
    Butler is an OLB, Worlids is slated to start in place of James so I'm wondering if the Steelers do sign Butler would they move him to ILB?
    Spense may never play again and Sylvester isn't signed so where is the backup to that position or depth?
    At any rate this may be a good signing if they succeed in doing so.

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    I could live with losing Lewis if we could land a nice young pass rush OLB. Is he day one starter material, over Worilds?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    The fact that 'several teams are interested' probably puts him out of the Steelers financial reach.
    This. We can't outbid anyone unless a player just really wnats to play for the Steelers.

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    I think Lewis signs with NO before the day is out. Butler has the potential to be a "Ryan Clark" type of signing. A non household name that could flourish & become a star in this system.
    1.Evans ILB
    2.Bates / Edmunds S
    3.Washington / Pettis WR
    5.Ballage RB
    5.Hill / Norton / Nnadi NT
    7.Henderson WR
    7.Gilmore DE


    Evans Off Board:
    1.Reid S
    2.Jefferson ILB
    3.Washington / Pettis WR
    5.Ballage RB
    5.Hill / Norton / Nnadi NT
    7.Henderson WR
    7.Gilmore DE


    Evans & Reid Gone:BPA
    1.Guice RB
    2.Jefferson ILB
    3.Allen / Moore S
    5.James / Watson WR
    5..Hill / Norton / Nnadi NT
    7.Henderson WR
    7.Gilmore DE

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    No chance, he's too young and never played with us before it's not the Steelers MO.
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