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Twitter Reaction to the Steelers 7th round NFL Draft selection of DeMarcus Ayers

For the Pittsburgh Steelers, the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft is officially in the books. See what players, and media, had to say on social media about the team's selection of DeMarcus Ayers.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are nearing the end of the 2016 NFL Draft, and with two picks in the seventh round, the team spent their first on a return specialist from the University of Houston, DeMarcus Ayers.

Ayers is a player who is smaller, 5-feet 9-inches and 185-pounds, but will likely be used to not only return the occasional kickoff, but to relieve Antonio Brown of his punt return duties. Ayers is capable of fulfilling a slot receiver role on the team, but with the current crop of receivers on the Steelers' roster, it is unlikely he would see the field in that capacity barring injury.

Take a look at some of the comments made by current, and former, players, as well as media experts, on social media surrounding the latest addition to the black and gold.

(Editor's Note: This article will be updated throughout the weekend as more comments and reaction are made.)