Steelers draft: ESPN Analytics predicts most likely picks for Pittsburgh

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Steelers draft round 2 (pick 32)

Highest chance of being the pick: OT Anton Harrison, Oklahoma

Highest chance of availability: CB DJ Turner, Michigan

The second round is where you are going to start to see some overlap. ESPN knows that the Steelers are heavily eyeing both offensive tackle and cornerback early in the draft, so whatever they don't take in round one could potentially be their selection at the top of round two.

The Steelers own the 32nd overall pick in the NFL Draft, which should prove to be a very valuable selection, as it is essentially a late first-rounder. With this selection, ESPN Analytics believes that Oklahoma OT Anton Harrison is most likely to be the selection. Obviously, this is highly unlikely to be the case if Pittsburgh does take an OT in round one. According to the formula, Harrison has a 7 percent chance of being available for this pick.

In terms of potential picks at 32 who are most likely to be available, Michigan cornerback DJ Turner leads the list. Turner is undersized but has outstanding speed and athletic traits to cover the slot in the NFL. The Steelers didn't use a pre-draft visit on Turner but Tomlin and Khan were on hand at Michigan's Pro Day, so he checks this box.

The data suggests there is over a 90 percent chance that Turner will be available. Interestingly, ESPN thinks there will be over an 85 percent chance of Georgia CB Kelee Ringo being available, but they don't have them going that route.