Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 5/16/13
If the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers draft was made into a movie, the dramatic climax would come in the fourth round. The Steelers traded next year’s third-round pick for the Browns’ fourth-round pick, No. 111, to draft flashy safety Shamarko Thomas. Then, four picks later, the Steelers dropped some jaws by drafting Landry Jones. Jones is the first quarterback the Steelers have drafted in five years. The last time the Steelers went five years without drafting a quarterback was1949. The Steelers drafted Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown in the sixth round, then used their compensatory sixth-round pick to take Florida State inside linebacker Vince Williams. The fourth and sixth rounds of the Steelers’ 2013 draft were their 20th and 21st multiple-pick rounds since Kevin Colbert became director of football operations in 2000. Like every team, the Steelers have stacked multiple picks in one round from time to time either by trading picks or through compensatory picks. Some of those rounds h...
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