Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 2/10/13
Remember 2005 and 2006? More people were using MySpace than Facebook, banks didn’t need bailouts and Bill Cowher was still the Pittsburgh Steelers coach. The 2005 and 2006 NFL drafts were the Steelers’ last two under Cowher, and they continued to stock their roster with players who would contribute to Super Bowl teams. Three months after winning Super Bowl XL, the Steelers drafted the MVP of their next Super Bowl victory. Cowher’s last draft, however, wasn’t exactly his best. For an explanation of our grading system, click here. 2005 DRAFT First Round Heath Miller, TE: Miller earned Pro Bowl honors in 2009 and 2012. He had a career-high 76 receptions in 2009, and had 71 before tearing multiple knee ligaments in the second-to-last game of the 2012 season. Miller is third on the Steelers’ all-time list with 408 career receptions, behind only Hines Ward and John Stallworth. Miller’s 39 receiving touchdowns ties him with Louis Lipps for fifth all-time in franchise history. Miller made ...
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