Pittsburgh Steelers’ Draft 2009: Sizing Up the Additions

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Published: May 5, 2009


... play the game of football. I'll save that for the blowhards on various forms of media that don't watch much college football and yet seem to know everything about players from Division III schools who ran a nice 40-yard dash in a pair of shorts in a dome in Indianapolis in February...but I digress.

Let's see how the lucky draftees might fit into the roster next season and how well the Steelers addressed their needs through the draft.



Evander "Ziggy" Hood - DT, Missouri - 6'3, 300 - Round One

Some expected an offensive lineman with the first round pick but, as was mentioned in this column pre-draft, depth was the key this year. Ziggy will have time to learn the "five-technique" from the Steelers' veteran defensive lineman and will have expectations on him to take over a starting role by 2010.


Ra'Shon Harris - DT, Oregon - 6'4", 298 - Round Six<...

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