Originally Posted by St33lersguy
Yeah but Townsend is 33 years old & nearing the end of his career & not only is Fernando Bryant in his 30s he also in essence has not had an impact in the NFL, plus Lewis might not even make it on the 53 man roster. Vontae Davis is a very talented DB, there is a consesus among other experts that he is the 2nd best CB in the draft & will be long gone by the time the Steelers pick in the 1st round. He is a steal at pick #32. Plus Gilbert played against weak competition
The guys probably left at #32 will be Alphonso Smith or Darius Butler. A solid D-line and pass rush means your CB's dont have to cover long. Quality CB's can be found in rounds other than the 1st. Example:
Ivan "Ike" Taylor - 4th round
DeShea Townsend- 4th round
William Gay- 5th round
Bryant McFadden-2nd round
Our recent D linemen drafts like Ryan McBean (4th ) Orien Harris (4th), Shaun Nua (7th), Eric Taylor (7th), Nathanial Adibi (5th) have not really provided us with any depth and should get some attention.