2011 NFL Draft Picks: Pittsburgh Steelers Projections – Results
With free agency unavailable this off-season, it will be interesting to see how each team drafts this spring. Throughout the three days of the 2011 NFL draft, we will be updating this page for the Pittsburgh Steelers every night to give you analysis of their selection results.
On Thursday NFL teams will only select players in the first round of the draft. On Friday, they will all select their second and third round picks.
Saturday each team will finish of its draft by selecting players through rounds four to seven. Enjoy the draft and come back here later to see our take on players selected for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
2011 NFL Draft Selections (Before Draft Begins)
Steelers Draft Needs
OT, OG, CB
Need new bodies on the offensive line.
31. Pittsburgh Steelers Select: Cameron Heyward
The big defensive teams continue to add on defense as defensive end Cameron Heyward will help the Steelers right away. He can move around for this team and give them added pass rush. Good pick for the Steelers, now lets get some offensive line.
Draft Grade: B
63. Offensive Tackle Marcus Gilbert
Nice pick for the Steelers as he gives them some youth on the offensive line. The Steelers to a good job of developing talent and Gilbert needs that but has big time upside.
95. Cornerback Curtis Brown
128. Defensive Back Cortez Allen
162. Defensive Lineman Chris Carter
196. Offensive Lineman Keith Williams
232. Running Back Baron Batch