Pittsburgh Steelers snag Ryan Shazier at No. 15
This is one of our favorite of Thursday night's picks. Faced with an aging defense lacking playmakers, the [URL="http://www.nfl.com/teams/pittsburghsteelers/profile?team=PIT"]Steelers[/URL] staved off Father Time by landing a player with the talent for perennial [URL="http://www.nfl.com/probowl"]Pro Bowl[/URL] berths.
The fastest linebacker to enter the NFL since Brian Urlacher was a freakishly talented safety at New Mexico, Shazier can play inside or outside. He will likely be ticketed for the spot next to [URL="http://www.nfl.com/player/lawrencetimmons/2495762/profile"]Lawrence Timmons[/URL], giving Pittsburgh the league's most dynamic inside-linebacker duo.