Almost without even realizing it, we are now under one month away from the 2013 NFL Draft where the Pittsburgh Steelers hold the 17th overall selection. But unlike a lot of seasons in the past, Pittsburgh is truly in desperate need of a successful draft.
Not that every draft shouldn't be successful, but 2013 could be very significant for the Steelers.
Right now, the team is in a delicate transition period of getting rid of the old, while infusing in some young talent. So far, it's hasn't worked out so well for Pittsburgh, leading to an 8-8 record last season and failing to reach the Playoffs.
Add in the key losses this offseason in guys like Mike Wallace, James Harrison and Keenan Lewis, and that makes this draft even more significant. So, let's check out an ideal version of the Steelers draft that could help bring them back to prominence.