The Pittsburgh Steelers have a need, and the West Virginia Mountaineers have exactly what the Steelers need -- quality safeties. Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin is on hand for the WVU Pro Day, most likely to get a glimpse of KJ Dillon, as well as talk to Karl Joseph.
Steelers HC Mike Tomlin and Bills GM Doug Whaley are in attendance at WVU Pro Day.— Greg Madia (@GregMadia) April 4, 2016
Coach Mike Tomlin in the house for Pro Day. @steelers #HailWV pic.twitter.com/0lxs1c1Eh4— WVU Football (@WVUfootball) April 4, 2016
The safety tandem of Dillon and Joseph certainly would pique the interest of the Steelers, as they are currently scraping the bottom of the barrel when it comes to safety depth. Their current depth chart is Mike Mitchell, Robert Golden and Shamarko Thomas as the main safeties with experience in Pittsburgh's system.
There is certainly a caveat when it comes to Joseph, as he is still not back to full health after suffering a knee injury in the 2015 WVU season. Nonetheless, his talent is evident when watching his film, and he has placed himself as an early round draft pick, even after the knee injury ended his 2015 season prematurely.
As for Dillon, he is viewed as a mid-round draft choice, and would be another solid selection to help bolster the safety position in Pittsburgh for the future.