Just like that, the Pittsburgh Steelers go from potential Super Bowl contenders, to the 2018 NFL Draft.
As shocking as the team’s loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars was in every possible way, the thought of turning our attention to the Draft might be even more disturbing. The season wasn’t supposed to end this way. Not for late owner Dan Rooney, and certainly not for injured linebacker Ryan Shazier, yet here we are.
With the Steelers officially out of the playoffs, they have solidified their spot in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Pittsburgh will select 28th overall in the first round of the college selection process.
Drafting in the back half of the first round is not new for the Steelers, as they are annually contenders who make the playoffs, but when it comes to team needs, the debate is already raging.
According to NFL.com, the Steelers Top 3 needs in this year’s draft are the following positions: ILB, QB, S
Hard to argue with those positions, in no particular order, but what do you think the top needs of the Steelers are entering the draft? Feel free to comment in the comment section below!