2014 NFL Mock Draft: Steelers select TE Eric Ebron

Judging by a talented group of 15 players, it's possible Ebron falls to 15 overall, as predicted by NESN's Doug Kyed. Whether the Steelers select or not is a different story.

There are a few leaps from reason, in our quasi-educated (but not really) opinion, looking over Doug Kyed of NESN's mock draft. What's interesting about it, though, is put a few different players in a few different spots, and this is very well how it could shake out come May.

North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron could be available at No. 15, meaning, the Steelers could draft the 6-foot-4, 250 pound 21-year-old prospect.

Would they is a completely different question.

Writes Kyed:

The Steelers need to find offensive weapons regardless of position. Ebron basically is a wide receiver in a tight end’s body, and the Steelers are quickly running out of wideouts.

I'm not even entirely sure 6-foot-4, 250 pounds is less a wide receiver's body than it is more a tight end's body. But his point still rings true; he's a playmaking football player.

At the same time, a player like Kelvin Benjamin is still available on the board, as is Darqueze Dennard or even Brandin Cooks. If a playmaker is what the Steelers want when they're on the clock at 15, it would seem there would be better ones available, taking a talent and position perspective.

Still, with Mock Draft Season lurching toward a finish that doesn't feel at all in sight, it's a fresh perspective that hasn't been bandied about like some of the others.

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