5 possible steals the Steelers could make in 2023 NFL Draft

Bryan Bresee, DT, Clemson
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With the draft just around the corner, the Steelers are set to add some new faces to this roster. While the most important element of a pick is how good they ultimately become, it is always great to land good players at a value. Top names fall in the draft every year, and 2023 will be no different as some good players will slip through the cracks.

I’ve highlighted five potential candidates that may fall further than they should. I’ve outlined what pick would make them a genuine steal for the team as well. If these prospects fall enough, they would be great additions to this team. Here are five potential steals for the Steelers in the 2023 NFL Draft.

WR Jonathan Mingo, Pick 120

The Steelers need a receiver, as they need a third option for Kenny Pickett to throw to, and specifically, someone that can play in the slot. If the team bypasses some of the top names early in favor of other positions, Jonathan Mingo could be a fine consolation prize in the fourth round.

Mingo is a classic “big slot” receiver, but he uses his size to be a threat with the ball in his hands. He is a threat in open space to make a man miss and even to run some people over. His footwork makes it hard to predict what he is doing and he has the quickness you want in a slot receiver. His hands have been questionable at times. But he has all of the traits of a good receiver.

The trade for Allen Robinson has some people taking receiver entirely off their board, but he isn’t anything more than a stopgap solution. This team will need targets long-term, and finding a potential starter in the fourth round is a must-get. Mingo would be a steal for this offense if he fell that far.