2023 NFL Mock Draft: Steelers luck into the player they have been eyeing

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Cornerback. South Carolina. player. . 13. . Cam Smith. 21

NFL mock draft pick 21: CB Cam Smith

LA could go a bunch of different directions with this pick as they could use help on defense and offense. Jordan Addison could be in play here, especially after he played at USC this past season. They decide to go with Cam Smith out of South Carolina. He is a solid corner that might be a little too rich for the pick here, but he could slide into a starting role quickly.

. Florida. O'Cyrus Torrence. . Offensive guard. 22. player. 26

NFL mock draft pick 22: OG O'Cyrus Torrence

Everyone is paying attention to the Lamar Jackson sag as it continues to progress into obscurity. Making him happy enough to play this upcoming season seems to be a new approach by Baltimore after signing Odell Beckham Jr. recently. Their offensive line still needs a ton of work and adding O'Cyrus Torrence should be able to sure up the interior of the offensive line for years to come.

Georgia. Kelee Ringo. 60. player. . . Cornerback. 23

NFL mock draft pick 23: CB Kelee Ringo

One position that normally gets picked early and often in the draft is cornerback. Kelee Ringo has tremendous upside with the type of raw skillset he provides. He can start for a cornerback needy team, but he would be better served waiting in a limited role to start. He could grow into a great talent with proper coaching.

Tight end. Darnell Washington. 24. player. . Georgia. 52.

NFL mock draft pick 24: TE Darnell Washington

A tight end in the first round? In this economy? Yes, Darnell Washington is a first round talent that can do it all. Trevor Lawrence and this offense still need help even though Evan Ingram was just re-signed this offseason. Adding Washington brings in a jack-of-all-trades type of prospect that can block and be a force in the passing game.