The Steelers and Vikings swapped picks, and ended up with a whole lot of not much. The Steelers added a safety who's career legacy is a game prediction and the Vikings got a quarterback who set the franchise back a few years.
He may have found his calling as a coach, bringing success to his alma mater, BYU, as well as the U.S. Naval Academy, but the 2005 7th round pick (acquired for OT Todd Fordham) didn't appear in a game in four years with the Steelers and Bills.
Steelers Trades: Players acquired for draft picks over the years
The Steelers traded up in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft to acquire future NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Kendrell Bell.
The Steelers moved down to take one of the most important players in team history.
The Steelers were looking to re-establish depth at cornerback, and along with doing that, they replaced their star wide receiver.
Steelers defensive coordinator Jim Haslett even told Jeremy Staat he wasn't a good fit after Pittsburgh executed a trade with the New York Jets for the 47th pick in the 1998 NFL Draft. The fact the Steelers took him anyway revealed a major disconnect
The Pittsburgh Steelers, for lack of a better term, ripped off the St. Louis Rams in a draft-day deal that sent Bettis to Pittsburgh for a mid-round pick and swapped second round picks. A revitalization for the Steelers, a black eye for the Rams.