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2017 NFL Draft: Rounds 2-3 mock drafts have Steelers going in several different directions

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a pass rusher in Round 1, but what about Day 2 with their three picks in Rounds 2-3? We take a look at some mock drafts to find out.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to grab a pass rusher in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft when they selected T.J. Watt from the Wisconsin, but they still have a lot of team needs heading into Day 2.

On Day 2, Rounds 2-3, the Steelers have three total selections — 1 second round pick and 2 third round picks. The team will be looking to add to their secondary, as well as an offensive weapon which could come in the form of a tight end, wide receiver, running back or, dare I say it, a quarterback.

Taking a look at several Day 2 mock drafts, the experts are certainly showing a lot of options for the Steelers, and we know this from the best prospects still available on Day 2, but the picks range anywhere from a quarterback with their second pick, to a wide receiver.

Let’s take a look at some mock ups before Day 2 officially begins:

NFL Network

Round 2
DeShone Kizer - QB

School: Notre Dame. Kizer comes off the board as the heir apparent for Big Ben.

Round 3
Pittsburgh Steelers: Raekwon McMillan, LB, Ohio State

Pittsburgh Steelers: ArDarius Stewart, WR, Alabama


Round 2

No. 62 Pittsburgh Steelers: Justin Evans, S, Texas A&M
The Steelers continue to rework their secondary; Evans and 2016 second-rounder Sean Davis would be an interesting pair of safeties

Round 3

No. 94 Pittsburgh Steelers: Joshua Dobbs, QB, Tennessee
It’s no secret the Steelers are thinking about drafting a developmental QB this year. Dobbs is intelligent and has a great arm. He has a chance to be a good pro, if given the right coaching.

No. 105 Pittsburgh Steelers (compensatory pick): Taywan Taylor, WR, Western Kentucky
Another thing the Steelers are looking for in this draft: some complementary receiving help for Antonio Brown.

CBS Sports

Round 2

62. Pittsburgh Steelers

Chris Godwin, WR, Penn State: Wide receiver might not be the top need, but it won't take long for Godwin to pass others on the Steelers depth chart.