5 defensive studs from the combine Steelers must be drooling over

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The combine has wrapped up, and the Steelers have been doing their homework on the incoming crop of prospects. While the new regime has changed a lot with this team, one thing that is still consistent is their drafting of players that fit certain molds.

This team likes their tackles big, their defensive linemen long, and their running backs bulky, for example. The combine is a great time to get a feel for who will be potential fits for their team based on their athletic profile and size. Knowing what this team likes, here are five defenders from the combine that the Steelers are likely drooling over.

Steelers will be all over Cam Hart

A newer trend for the Steelers has been their desire to utilize extremely tall and lanky press cornerbacks for their defense. Gone of the day of the tiny and safe zone cornerbacks of roughly 10 years ago, as Joey Porter, last year's second-round pick, is the new prototype of what this team wants in their boundary cornerbacks.

Cam Hart looks like he can make a claim as one of the best fits for the Steelers as a boundary cornerback. He played outside at Notre Dame, was productive, and now looks to continue his success at the NFL level.

In terms of size, he may be the closest to the team's desired frame of a cornerback. He’s 6’3, has a built frame, and has long arms. While not as freaky of an athlete as Porter was, Hart is no slouch and can move well for his size. Pittsburgh has some major question marks at cornerback, and Hart fits the mold of a potential solution.