Entering the 2018 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a number of draft needs which they needed to address. Inside linebacker, safety, running back, wide receiver and even quarterback were positions of need to help the black and gold get to the next level in 2018. There have been numerous thoughts and debates regarding what the team will do with the 28th overall draft pick, and the debate is finally over.
The Steelers have selected safety Terrell Edmunds, safety from Viginia Tech, in the first round of the draft.
Steelers take Va Tech safety Terrell Edmunds. Ran 4.47 at combine. Younger brother is Tremaine Edmunds. Her's 6-2, 210. Can play middle of field in sub package.— Gerry Dulac (@gerrydulac) April 27, 2018
For those who may not know much about Edmunds as a player, this is his overall recap on him, per his NFL Draft Profile:
While younger brother Trumaine may get the headlines in this year’s draft, Terrell is a quality prospect in his own right. Edmunds has size and burst which are coveted traits at the position. He has man cover talent against big targets and should step right into a role on the coverage units for special teams. Edmunds is at his best near the line of scrimmage and has eventual starter potential, but inconsistencies as an open field tackler may be a cause for concern in some NFL war rooms.
The Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft needs in the remaining rounds of the draft now would be considered: wide receiver, cornerback, running back and absolutely inside linebacker, among other positions.
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