After another tough loss this season, it is hard to tell which way this season will shake out. Will the Steelers push for the playoffs? Or will they fall off a cliff from here? Time will be the guide to that answer, but that questionable future does pose the opportunity to look at the future. There could be some good options in this upcoming draft.
Quarterback could be the talk of the town if Kenny Pickett keeps playing the way he is no matter if Matt Canada is the offensive coordinator or not. There will be plenty of holes to fill this upcoming offseason and the Steelers will be active just like last year. This team has a long way to go before they have a chance to even rival some of the top teams in the AFC.
Steelers cement their young cornerback duo in round one of the draft
Pittsburgh stood still and waited for their pick and got a dynamic cornerback in Kool-Aid McKinstry. He has one of the coolest names in the draft and someone the city would love in a hurry. Bringing him onto this team would replace Levi Wallace and Patrick Peterson as the opposite starter at outside cornerback. That would leave Joey Porter Jr. as his outside teammate.
The secondary has been an issue for this defense since Joe Haden and Steven Nelson left the team. It has been years since the club had a solid one-two punch at outside cornerback. McKinstry would bring that with Porter Having two cornerbacks that have ideal size to be productive on the outside to cover for this defense is something that would be valuable moving forward.