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The Pittsburgh Steelers may need to release outside linebacker James Harrison in order to get themselves under the projected salary cap for 2013. If Harrison is released, Jason Worilds is the most likely player to be promoted.
That is not, however, written in stone.
If Pittsburgh elects to draft a player like Alec Ogletree, he would be an upgrade over Worilds and would give the Steelers one of the draft's better pass rush prospects.
His skill set, including excellent athleticism and an ability to play in coverage (he's a former safety prospect), would do him well in a defense that asks so much of its outside linebackers. He can make splash plays both in the passing game and as a rusher.
Ogletree's biggest need is to get better in run defense, but that is something that could be accomplished with the right coaching. There's no better factory for NFL linebackers than the Pittsburgh Steelers, where Dick LeBeau and his staff have turned out some of the finest of the last 20 years.