Running Backs the Steelers could add in the 2020 draft
James Conner was hurt a lot of 2019 and there are now durability concerns in 2020. The Solution for the Steelers may be to draft a running back in the 2020 draft.
The Steelers like to draft best player available and there are some good running backs in the 2020 draft. There are also concerns about James Conner’s durability. He only has one year left on his rookie deal and my guess is that they won’t extend him this offseason.
This gives the Steelers a chance to look running back in the 2020 draft. They have needs at other positions, but it’s better to draft a good player at a position that the Steelers don’t need as opposed to missing on a player at a position of need.
I would say running back is not a position of need. They have James Conner and Benny Snell as a one-two punch. Then they have Jaylen Samuels who is dynamic on offense and can play special teams. They also have some guys who could make the roster like Trey Edmunds and Kerrith White.
However, injuries and production are unpredictable and there may be a position that seems like it has depth and then injuries hit and players don’t live up to expectations. Then you wished you had drafted that position.
All in all, there is a chance that the Steelers go running back in the 2020 draft and so I want to give you five guys I would be happy drafting in this class.
Let’s take a look at who the five are!