Steelers 4-round mock draft after trading Diontae Johnson

Wide receiver is suddenly a big need, and the Steelers address the position early in this four-round mock.

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Center. 469. Zach Frazier. . Zach Frazier. 2. player. . . Zach Frazier

Steelers mock draft round 2: Zach Frazier, C, West Virginia

I'm not sure if there has been a player out there connected to a team in the second round as often as Zach Frazier has been linked to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Frazier is a quality center prospect with loads of snaps under his belt, but taking him in the first round seems a bit too rich.

While there's no guarantee that Fraizer will circle back to Pittsburgh's second-round pick at 51 overall, there aren't a lot of teams who will need a center-only player. Frazier may be able to play guard in the NFL, but that's probably not what a team is drafting him to do.

It's also worth noting that Frazier could be considered the third-best center prospect in the 2024 NFL Draft when it's all said and done. Oregon's Jackson Powers-Johnson will likely be drafted higher, and some teams are going to love Duke's Graham Barton -- an offensive tackle who projects as a center in the NFL due to his short arms.

The Steelers have a clear connection to Frazier because he played his college football in their backyard at West Virginia. Pittsburgh has done little to address the center position in free agency, and it looks like landing a center early on Day 2 could be high on their radar.