If the mock draft experts are to be believed, the Pittsburgh Steelers first-round selection in 2019 will be between Devin Bush, Greedy Williams and Byron Murphy, with the Washington cornerback one of the more popular names to project to the Steelers this offseason.
While the connections to the player are obvious given his trip to Pittsburgh as a pre-draft visitor and the team’s clear need at the position, it would appear that Murphy is also warming to the idea as well. With the draft just a few days away, it seems the Washington product is already dreaming about what it might be like to wear the Black and Gold, posting a picture of himself in a Steelers uniform on his Instagram account on Monday night.
Unless Murphy knows something the rest of us don’t, sharing an image of himself in Pittsburgh colors just days before the draft is a bold move for a player who could yet end up one of their rivals.
Generally considered the best cornerback prospect available this year by most experts, along with Williams of LSU, Murphy would provide a notable upgrade to the list of talent the Steelers currently have at the position and might be the safest choice in the first-round if Bush is already off the board.