5 offensive stars from the Senior Bowl the Steelers could target in the NFL Draft

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Mike Tomlin has a lot of interest in Roman Wilson for the NFL Draft

One of the standouts at receiver was Roman Wilson out of Michigan. He has been one of the better receivers in that program, but some of his qualities have been hampered by Michigan's run-first approach to their offense. That might have put his draft stock down heading into the pre-draft process, but he has plenty of time to improve those observations.

Wilson might not have had a 1,000-yard receiving season ever in college, but he totaled 12 receiving touchdowns this past season. A run-first offense normally sinks a receiver's stats, and Wilson had some of his numbers skewed because of that. Senior Bowl week was big for him since he needed to show scouts that his lack of yardage at Michigan was a fluke.

One of the best matchups of the week was Quinyon Mitchell of Toledo going up against Wilson. Both of them has tremendous showings at the event. They seemed to bounce their winning reps off one another. Both seem to be locked in for day two of the draft and could flirt with the first round if they can build off their performances from this past week.

Many might not like the idea of the Steelers adding another receiver in the draft, but they need a future option other than George Pickens. Diontae Johnson's contract will be running out soon, so drafting someone like Wilson could be an option. Mike Tomlin wanted the Wilson-Mitchell matchup last week and seemed to be watching both of them closely.