2023 NFL Draft: Breaking down the best options for Steelers first round pick
4. Jordan Addison, WR, USC
Receiver isn’t necessarily a weakness for the Steelers, but it’s important to have as many weapons as possible in today’s game. Adding Jordan Addison to this offense would reunite Pickett with his favorite target from his college days.
Addison won the Biletnikoff Award for the best receiver in college football alongside Pickett at Pittsburgh. He isn’t someone who necessarily blows you away from an athleticism standpoint as he has average size at 6-foot-0, 175 pounds and he has good, not great speed. He is however very good technically and as a route runner.
3. Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State
Jaxon Smith-Njigba would be an excellent fit in the Steelers offense. His skillset compliments Johnson and Pickens well as he can win consistently from the slot.
Smith-Njigba has fallen down draft boards after his hamstring injury caused him to miss most of last season. He is the best route runner in this class with his suddenness and ability to stop on a dime and change directions. He also brings YAC ability to the table as he was very dynamic with the ball in his hands at Ohio State.