Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 6/1/13
Kelvin Beachum was the Pittsburgh Steelers’ final selection of the 2012 NFL Draft with the 248th overall pick. Beachum was the last of four players the team took in the seventh round with CB Terrence Frederick, WR Toney Clemons and TE David Paulson being the other three. After the draft concluded, I gave the Steelers an A+ for their picks in an article you can see here. One player I was completely wrong about was Beachum, who I had as having the hardest chance at making the roster of any draft pick. During the Preseason it looked like I would be right because Beachum struggled with blocking assignments and with penalties. With what he showed in those games I thought he had a better chance at making the practice squad rather than the 53 man roster. The Steelers obviously saw something more in Beachum as he made the roster out of camp and ended up being a major contributor by the end of the season. With the Steelers being hit hard by injuries on the offensive line, Beachum was force...
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