There were high expectations from the Steelers 2012 draft class coming into the season. Many experts had garnered Pittsburgh's class as one of the best in the league.
But like the rest of the team, the Steelers' first, second, third and seventh-round picks all missed significant time with various injuries.
That doesn't mean they didn't get good use out of their class, however.
The Steelers have continued to build their offensive line and get younger at positions where age is an issue. They've also added explosion and size in 2012. So, let's check out how Pittsburgh's nine rookies grade out after the regular season.