Re: The Steelers Defense: Extreme Makeover Needed?
Originally Posted by tyler289
Why would the team trade Hood or Worilds? They are both young and, at the very worst, adequate NFL players who could still improve. Hood especially is valuable considering our lack of DL depth. At the very worst, he's an average starter. You don't just dump that for a 4th/5th round pick. We need any youth/potential on this defense that we can get. Hood is what, one of three starters on defense (Woodley, Timmons) south of 30?
Keenan Lewis is also south of 30 but you make a good point.
Pittsburgh Steelers Sig Mock Draft:
Trade 1(22) = 780 points to Oakland for 2(35) + 3(68) = 800 points
2(35) Eli Harold OLB Virginia
2(56) Alex Carter CB Stanford
3(68) T.J. Yeldon RB Alabama
3(87) Jaquiski Tartt SS Samford
4(118) Jesse James TE Penn St
5(152) Sean Hickey OG/OT Syracuse
5(comp) Derrick Lott DT/DE Chattanooga
6(183) Titus Davis WR C Michigan
7(214) Deon Simon DT/NT Northwestern State