Originally posted on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 3/27/13
As I eluded to late last week, I had been invited to take part in a mock draft at www.mockone.net with three other guys who proved themselves to be extremely knowledgeable of not only the Pittsburgh Steelers but of dozens and dozens of prospects as well. We were able to complete the first two rounds relatively smoothly and if you recall, we were able to get outside linebacker Jarvis Jones of Georgia and wide receiver Justin Hunter of Tennessee. Both guys fill ‘need areas’ and allowed us a little flexibility moving forward. Among the four of us, I certainly wanted to go wide receiver in with the first pick, but I can’t argue about getting the nation’s top sacker too much. For those wondering, Tavon Austin was already gone… In third round, we had some outstanding war room debates before ultimately deciding on Fresno State Safety Phillip Thomas. We really like Thomas’ skills as both a tackler and cover-guy but we really like the fact that he was in every sense of the word a “ball-hawk....
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