There has obviously been a lot of talk regarding the poor quarterback class in this year’s NFL Draft and rightfully so. Especially when you compare the potential picks to last year’s haul which resulted in five starters in the league, this April’s draft class has tons to prove.
The other area that I don’t find particularly awe-inspiring is the running back position and there might be a couple of reasons for that.
First, teams just don’t rely on running backs the way they did 30 or 20 or even 10 years ago and secondly, there doesn’t appear to be that one back that teams just ‘have to have’ this year. With that said, there are still a handful of running backs that could offer the Pittsburgh Steelers an opportunity to fill a much needed position.
My question is, “how early is too early for a running back?”
So far in the ‘prospect visitation process’ the Steelers have entertained UCLA’s Jonathan Franklin, Texas A&M’s Christine Michael and reportedly worked out Michigan State’s Le