2014 NFL Draft: 5 Last-Minute Pittsburgh Steelers Rumors to Know About

2014 NFL Draft: 5 Last-Minute Pittsburgh Steelers Rumors to Know About

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In 2013, the Steelers struggled trying to defend running backs and finished the season ranking 21st against rushing. Obviously adding some defensive playmakers would help to improve this, but these latest rumors suggest that Pittsburgh may be focused on adding offensive players.

Here are five last-minute rumors to know about.

5. Interest In TE Eric Ebron

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5. Interest In TE Eric Ebron

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After the Baltimore Ravens expressed love for TE Eric Ebron, the Pittsburgh Steelers might not let a rival scoop him up uncontested. Current TE Heath Miller is 31, and adding Ebron would give Big Ben a nice new target.

4. Steelers Could Trade Down

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4. Steelers Could Trade Down

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It is difficult to tell which player the Steelers would target by trading down, but GM Kevin Colbert said that the talent in this year's draft makes trading down a very real possibility.

3. Targeting Wide Receivers

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3. Targeting Wide Receivers

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Most fans are against this idea, but the Steelers have been gushing over a few wide receivers. Mike Evans, Kelvin Benjamin and Odell Beckham Jr. have all been linked to Pittsburgh in the first round.

2. Drafting Another Running Back

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2. Drafting Another Running Back

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With a healthy Le'Veon Bell and the recent signing of LeGarrette Blount, Pittsburgh does not have a dire need at running back. While it is very unlikely that the Steelers would use a first-round pick on a running back, the organization reportedly has interest in workhorse Andre Williams from Boston College.

1. Value Can Outweigh Need

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1. Value Can Outweigh Need

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The Steelers are known for taking value over need, and GM Kevin Colbert stated that if you like a player, you better take him. Could that mean that the Steelers will end up with Blake Bortles or Teddy Bridgewater with the 15th pick?


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