Seventh round draft picks in the National Football League are often caught between a rock and a hard place. Chances are, you’re a good player and hey, you’ve been drafted, but there is also the very real possibility that you won’t make NFL teams’ final roster let alone see much of the field.
For Toney Clemons and Terrence Frederick, this is the reality they face as seventh round selections of the Pittsburgh Steelers. It’s difficult enough to make an NFL team but when you have the players in front of you like the Steelers do it can get even tougher.
For Clemons, a former Pittsburgh-Area product who originally went to Michigan before transferring to Colorado, this is exactly the scenario he is facing. Mike Wallace, Antonio Brown, Jerricho Cotchery and Emmanuel Sanders already sit in front of him on the depth chart and have way more experience. That doesn’t mean Clemons has any plans to just sit back and wait for his release papers this summer.
The good news for the 6’2” 190lbs Clemon...