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Old 02-09-2013, 04:32 PM   #13
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Default Re: Opinions on using an early round pick on QB?

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Originally Posted by BlacksburgSteeler13 View Post
No, early round picks aren't used to draft backup quarterbacks, especially in such a weak quarterback class. I'm not opposed to the Steelers drafting a backup quarterback, but the Steelers should wait until later rounds to do so.
Agree. Like others have said, using an early round pick on a QB in this draft is not a smart move, IMO, because the depth of the position is not great. However, this not necessarily negative. One of these guys could turn into a gem. They might be a good back up behind Ben.

The Steelers definitely need to a take a backup QB seriously. Ben does get hurt. His injury history reinforces that. So there is always a high probability the back up will get a chance to play at some point, and during any type of situation, in the regular season. I would like us to dump Batch and Leftwich. They are also too injury prone and are no longer 25 years old. Though I'd take these two over Brian Hoyer, by far.
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