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2012 NFL Draft: 7 Players Pittsburgh Must Absolutely Avoid in the Draft
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With the 2012 NFL Draft getting closer with each passing day, the internet is becoming more and more packed with new mock drafts and articles talking about potential impact players for teams, but not about who won't be a big hit for a specific team.

While every person who does a mock draft believes each pick is the best and that the player drafted at that spot will succeed, sadly that isn't the case. Each year there are numerous players who come into NFL training camps with big aspirations, only to be regarded as a draft bust in the years that follow.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have always been a team that has built for the future in the draft, drafting for positions that will need new starters down the road. This year though, that luxury is something that the Steelers don't have. Pittsburgh has several needs on both sides of the ball and that makes it very important that they draft the right players.

Here's a list of players, in no particular order, that Pittsburgh would do well to avoid.

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