Last Word On Steelers Podcast Episode 9: Draft Reactions

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 27: The Pittsburgh Steelers select TJ Watt from Wisconsin with the 30th pick at the 2017 NFL Draft at the NFL Draft Theater on April 27, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Last Word on Steelers podcast will take a deep dive into the Pittsburgh Steelers. We will look at where they stand in the NFL, player movement, depth chart questions, and the NFL draft.Hosted by Parker Hurley and Pattrick Gelesh. Follow us on Twitter @LWOS_Steelers

Last Word On Steelers Podcast Episode 9: Draft Reactions

In episode eight of the Last Word on Steelers Podcast we analyze the Steelers eight draft picks in the 2017 NFL draft. We discuss the how we felt the draft went and where the newest Steelers fit on the roster. After the draft, we also examine a few of the undrafted free agents the Steelers could sign and discuss their chances of making the team. The Steelers stuck to a tried and true draft strategy that they seem to implement just about every year. They stayed in the draft position they earned in the past season and showed a bias towards players that they meant with either in Pittsburgh during a visit, at the prospect’s pro days, or had in-depth interaction with at the NFL combine.  The eight players the Steelers drafted were outside linebacker T.J. Watt at 30, wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster at pick 62, cornerback Cameron Sutton with the 94th pick, Running back James Conner at pick 105, quarterback Joshua Dobbs at pick 135, cornerback Brian Allen with pick 173, long snapper Colin Holba at pick 213, and outside linebacker Keion Adams with their final pick at number 248.  Check out www.lastwordonsports.com for exclusive content. On twitter, you can follow us at @LWOS Steelers.

In episode nine of the Last Word on Steelers Podcast we will dig deeper into the Steelers 2017 NFL draft selections. We’ll continue our film study on the latest batch of Steelers and try to see the draft through the Steelers point of view. We would love to hear Steelers Nation’s input! If you have any comments, suggestions, messages or thoughts feel free to reach out to us!

Parker Hurley-Pittsburgh native. IUP graduate. Steelers and Pirate critic. Blatant Penguins homer.

Patrick Gelesh–Third generation Steelers fan with a Masters in sports management and leadership specializing in football. My mom was lucky enough to witness the immaculate reception live. To me, hard hitting defense is “the beautiful game.”

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