Pittsburgh Steelers: 3 first-round scenarios that change the rest of the draft

STILLWATER, OK - SEPTEMBER 3 : Quarterback Mason Rudolph
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If the Steelers select Derrius Guice at No. 28, not only will the city of Pittsburgh lose their mind, but Le’Veon Bell will throw some Twitter shade like you’ve never seen before.

Guice would almost guarantee the departure of Bell from Pittsburgh. Whether that’s this offseason or next wouldn’t be known for a few months, but chances are Bell is out the door by Guice’s sophomore season.

This also changes the deeper portion of the draft. Their second-round pick should stay at inside linebacker. Griffin and Jewell will be around and Pittsburgh could fill their need at inside linebacker at No. 60.

The third-round is the same no matter what. If Jessie Bates is around, they call his name and add him to the depth chart.

From there on out, this team can approach depth chart additions. A fifth-round wide receiver is now a strong option. Then, an outside linebacker or fifth-round offensive lineman.

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The seventh-round essentially becomes “best available.” Needs are mostly filled and this team can just add to whatever position they feel will benefit them the most.