4 dream scenarios for Pittsburgh Steelers entering 2023 NFL Draft

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3. Broderick Jones falls to pick 17

I am a huge Broderick Jones fan, and it just so happens that the Steelers have a big need at offensive tackle. True left tackle prospects are hard to come by, and Pittsburgh hasn't dipped their toes in the OT water in the first round since 1996.

The Steelers are long overdue for a tackle, and Jones is an absolute box-checker. Though he only has one full year of starting experience and has to work on cleaning up his mechanics, he has untapped upside and the sky is the limit of the player he could be in the NFL.

At over 6'5'' and 311 pounds with 34 3/4'' arms, Jones has an impressive frame and carries his weight like a tight end. He also has remarkable foot quickness and much more strength than many fans realize.

Jones isn't guaranteed to be a star from day one and he could struggle early, but this is a high-upside prospect from the best college football program in the nation and he comes at a premium position. This is one of the best-case scenarios the Pittsburgh Steelers could possibly see on draft day.