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Steelers host Michigan State CB Justin Layne and Temple CB Rock Ya-Sin on pre-draft visits Friday

In something of a change from the rest of the week, the Steelers only welcomed two draft prospects to the Steel City on Friday

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The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed a slightly smaller of group of players to team facilities on Friday than we have seen over the past few days, with just two cornerbacks on the guest list this time around.

Justin Layne of Michigan State and Rock Ya-Sin of Temple became the latest names invited to meet with the Steelers this week, both defensive options expected to go on the second day of the draft.

Generally ranked among the top 10 cornerbacks by most draft experts, it would be fair to say they are arguably two of the more highly ranked names the Steelers have hosted in Pittsburgh so far this offseason. The Steelers have now officially used 17 of their 30 allocated visits, with Dravon Askew-Henry, David Long and Miles Sanders all counting as local visitors who do not count against their allowance.

Scouting reports for each player can be found below, along with a highlight video for both prospects.

CB, Justin Layne, Michigan

Scouting report from Kyle Crabbs of The Draft Network.

“Justin Layne is a developmental cornerback who has the necessary physical skills to become a high end starting cornerback at the NFL level. Layne has terrific ball skills, prototypical length and good long speed. Where he’s lacking? Layne is pretty rough around the edges in his transitions and struggles when detached from receivers to transition and gave up a lot of soft receptions as a result. With greater footwork, Layne has excellent potential. ”

CB, Rock Ya-Sin, Temple

Scouting report from Kyle Crabbs of The Draft Network.

“Rock Ya-Sin has really exciting upside as a lock-down cover man corner in the NFL. Ya-Sin has adequate recovery burst and is pretty explosive when he’s collected over the top of routes, which allows him to aggressively drive to the football and combat the catch point. Ya-Sin has some flaws and issues with his feet that force him to play a little wild at the top of routes, so he’ll need some patience. But he’s really physical in man and projects favorably as a boundary starter in the NFL. ”