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Steelers News: Pinpointing who the Steelers might target in Round 1 of the 2019 NFL Draft

Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season is over, but if you think the news surrounding the black-and-gold is over — think again. For the drama-filled Steelers, things are just heating up, and this is where the daily links article comes in. You might have missed some key news, and we fill you in and give you the latest, and sometimes greatest, news surrounding the Steelers.

Today in the Black-and-gold links article we take a look at some players the Steelers could possibly, and more importantly realistically, target in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

Let’s get to the news:

  • With the 2019 NFL Draft about one month away, Steelers fans are dying to know who the team will target with their first round pick. Dale Lolley provides some names you might want to research before the big day.

Odds are, one of these will be the No. 1 pick

By: Dale Lolley, DKPittsburghSports

The signings of corner Steven Nelson, linebacker Mark Barron and receiver Donte Moncrief have lessened the absolute need for the Steelers to acquire players at those positions. Now, it’s more about want — or at least the old Best Player Available theory.

There’s still a good chance the Steelers’ top pick will be at one of those spots, but those free agent additions also put some other spots — and players — in play.

We’ll take a look now at the odds-on favorites to be the Steelers’ top pick (And no, you can’t take this to the casino).

To read the full article, click HERE

  • In case you didn’t hear, Rob Gronkowski has decided to retire after just 9 years in the NFL. While Steelers fans rejoice, others are wishing Gronk well in his future endeavors.

NFL players react to Rob Gronkowski’s retirement

By: NFL Around the Horn Staff

After nine seasons in New England, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement on social media on Sunday.

”I will be retiring from the game of football today,” he said on Instagram.

Gronkowski’s fellow Patriots and players from around the league went online to post their congratulations:

To read the full article, click HERE

  • Newest Pittsburgh Steelers CB Steven Nelson is a player who loves social media. No, he isn’t like Antonio Brown, but loves to share videos about his training. Recently he shared a mic’d up video from his time in Kansas City with the Chiefs. While the first few minutes are quite dull, there is some good footage of him covering the talented Chiefs’ wide receivers. Worth the watch...