Steelers wide receivers options for each round of the 2021 NFL Draft

Elijah Moore #8 of the Mississippi Rebels. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
Elijah Moore #8 of the Mississippi Rebels. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) /
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Terrace Marshall Jr. #6 of the LSU Tigers. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) /

Round 2: Terrace Marshall, Rondale Moore, Kadarius Toney, D’Wayne Eskridge

Wide receivers are one of the most coveted positions in the NFL, so I wouldn’t be surprised if several of the above names were already off the board early in the second round. However, these are the four receivers I would consider taking in round two for Pittsburgh.

Terrace Marshall is a tall, lean receiver who is a very smooth mover for his size (6’3”). At 20 years old, he’s one of the youngest players in the draft class and was a former 5-star recruit coming out of high school. He’s not a finished product yet, but the upside to be a go-to guy is there.

Rondale Moore, Kadarius Toney, and D’Wayne Eskridge are all cut from the same cloth. All three are a bit undersized with questionable ball skills at times, but they are lightning-fast and electric with the ball in their hands. These three players are brilliant after the catch and almost always make the first defender miss. Of this group of second-round prospects, Eskridge is the most likely to be available to Pittsburgh, as he just turned 24 years old and is coming from a smaller football program at Western Michigan. All of these players, however, would add an instant boost to Pittsburgh’s potentially JuJu-less offense.