The Pittsburgh Steelers have to fill a number of needs this April via the NFL Draft. Here are the positions they should target with each pick.
The NFL Draft is just around the corner, and we will soon find out which position the Steelers look to address in each round. Contrary to years past, it’s hard to pinpoint one glaring position of need for Pittsburgh. While Javon Hargrave is gone, the Steelers traded for Chris Wormley to help bolster their defensive line.
The Steelers also have some serious depth issues at wide receiver, and safety, linebacker, and edge defender. In addition, they could be searching for long term answers at both running back and offensive tackle.
In a normal year with a first-round pick and the ability to track Pro Day visits, it would be much easier to narrow down the players and positions Pittsburgh has an interest in, but this draft process has been thrown through a loop.
We only know a few things about the Steelers offseason interests as this point based on players they worked with at the Senior Bowl, met with at the NFL Combine, and met with during Clemson’s Pro Day before the travel ban went into effect.
While I have no say in the matter, I want to breakdown each positional group and explain where the Steelers will get the best bang for their buck in the 2020 NFL Draft. Pittsburgh has limited draft choices this April, so not all of their needs will be addressed. However, here are the rounds they should look at taking players from each position this year: