5 offensive studs from the combine Steelers should be infatuated with

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Steelers will be all over Xavier Legette

Receiver as a need was diminished after the Steelers added Arthur Smith as their offensive coordinator. With two top names set to be on the roster (assuming Diontae Johnson doesn’t get traded), there isn’t a lot of room for a third option, especially considering the lack of a slot role in a traditional Smith-led offense.

This team did show some interest in some top receiver names though, and a great fit for this offense would be Xavier Legette. I expected some slightly better testing (he did well, but many thought he would be in the elite category), but he can do a lot of different things for an offense. He has a thick build as well and uses that to his advantage when the ball is in his hands.

While he isn’t the running back-like threat that Deebo Samuel is, there are similarities in their game. Legette uses his size to be physical at the catch point and it makes it hard for him to be tackled. He actually struggles as a vertical threat due to his struggles against press coverage, but he can work the rest of the field and make an impact there.

He would be a comfortable slot receiver initially and could eventually shift to Johnson’s role as an X receiver assuming he isn’t retained past this season. He would be a unique addition to this receivable room and provide depth to a lot of spots. Given his measurables and athletic testing, one has to think the Steelers will do their homework.