Originally written on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 10/18/14
The 2012 Steelers draft has the potential to go down as one of the most important and best draft classes in the modern era of the team. Two first round caliber offensive lineman in David DeCastro and Mike Adams, an eventual replacement for long time defensive stalwart Casey Hampton, new faces at middle linebacker, and others. On paper it already looks like the most impressive draft in a long time. Don’t forget about the 2011 class though and first round pick out of OSU, Cameron Heyward. He hasn’t gotten much attention this offseason, but that’s usually not an issue when it comes to interior lineman. They prefer to be out of the spotlight. On the defensive side of the ball it is a bit different in that they can make a more visible impact by getting into the backfield to blow up a run play or snag the occasional QB sack. Still though, much is expected and needed out of Cam this season. The Pittsburgh Tribune Review’s Ralph Paulk recently talked with Heyward about his expectations for ...
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