Steelers early round draft targets after their adventurous country wide Pro Day tour
A familiar name could make the Steelers bend some of their draft rules
Penn State is a normal stop on the radar for the Steelers when it comes to the different personnel going around the country to pro days. Tomlin and Khan were not present, which could hurt some of the chances for these top prospects. Normally, the first-round selection of the Steelers will always meet with Tomlin and the general manager around the time of their pro day. Other obligations kept those two away from State College.
Even though the head coach and general manager were not present, the rest of the top positions of the office were there to take in the festivities. Joey Porter Jr. just makes a lot of sense and seems like he will be the selection if he is still available. An offensive tackle could be the top choice no matter what, but the bloodlines are there, and Tomlin would love to bring in Porter.
Another name that could be an underlying option to replace Edmunds is Ji'Ayir Brown. He would be a solid selection in either the third or fourth round, but the team cannot overvalue him when the draft rolls around. The Steelers were there to see Porter, but do not be completely distracted from the fact that Brown could also be a major factor for this upcoming draft class as well.