Originally written March 30, 2013 on SteelerAddicts:
The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine is a distant memory and the Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t really done anything memorable in free agency. Steelers fans looking for something to get excited about this offseason might have to wait until the NFL draft, which begins April 25 Since my last Steeler Addicts mock draft, which came before the combine, the Steelers have been awarded a compensatory sixth-round pick. That gives the Steelers a total of eight selections. The Steelers must fill glaring needs at outside linebacker, running back and wide receiver and add depth at safety, inside linebacker, tight end and quarterback. With so many needs coming off an 8-8 season, this is a pivotal draft for the Steelers franchise. NFL Draft Scout and NFL.com were used as sources in this mock draft. FIRST ROUND (No. 17 overall) Kenny Vaccaro, FS, Texas (6’0”, 214 pounds, Sr.) The Steelers’ need at safety isn’t as urgent as their needs at running back and wide receiver, but Troy Polamalu will be 32 next sea...
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