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    Steelers Comp Picks!

    I apologize if this has been reported but the Steelers appear to be getting a third for Wallace and a 5th for Lewis. I dont know what the Steel got for Mendy.

    Ref - Jim Wexell

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    Thanks for posting this info. Hopefully there are sleeper picks with these and the team gains strength as we have in the past with mid and later round selections. I think that had a lot to do with our success in the past. Guys like Aaron Smith, Hines Ward, Antonio Brown to name just a couple that played like number ones. The nice thing is, not everyone peaks in high school or college. I like it when they peak in our Steeler system/family.

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    This is very good news...I need to make some adjustments in my mock.

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    the Steelers probably traded away this years 3rd round b/c they knew they would get that compensatory pick.
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    I, too, need to fix my mock draft now. Are we for sure going to be getting a comp. pick for Mendenhall or are we just getting the third and fifth?
    Round 1, Pick 15 (15)- Ryan Shazier, ILB; Ohio State
    Round 2, Pick 14 (46)- Stephon Tuitt, DE; Notre Dame
    Round 3b, Pick 33 (97)- Dri Archer, RB; Kent State
    Round 4, Pick 18 (118 )- Martavis Bryant, WR; Clemson
    Round 5, Pick 17 (157)- Shaquille Richardson, CB; Arizona
    Round 5b, Pick 33 (173)- Wesley Johnson, OT; Vanderbilt
    Round 6, Pick 16 (192)- Jordan Zumwalt, OLB; UCLA
    Round 6b, Pick 39 (215)- Daniel McCullers, DT; Tennessee
    Round 7, Pick 15 (230)- Rob Branchflower, TE; Massachusetts

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    The Mendenhall comp pick was probably offset by signing Gradkowski...

    I don't know of Mundy qualified for a comp pick...nor Will Allen, mostly because of playing time...

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    I think we'll end up with a 6 or 7, too, with the Mendenhall/Mundy/Allen/Legursky losses offsetting our "gains". Or maybe Tomlin's foray onto the field will offset that extra pick?

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    Did Mendenhall signed a 1 yr deal. Not going to get any COMP for that.
    Legursky signed a 2 yr, $2 million deal so I doubt we'll get any comp for that other than a 7th round pick at best. Since he was undrafted that might factor into the equation??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slapstick View Post
    The Mendenhall comp pick was probably offset by signing Gradkowski...

    I don't know of Mundy qualified for a comp pick...nor Will Allen, mostly because of playing time...
    Gradkowski got a three year deal out of the Steelers, on one hand. He didn't play a down of football this year, on the other.

    Mendy got a one year deal, but was productive for AZ. Depending on Mundy's productivity in NY, we might not see a comp for Mendy. Knowing the track record of the league toward the Steelers and the arbitrary nature of the comp system, I am not holding my breath on anything more than a 3d and 5th Round comp for this draft.
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