Entering the 2013 NFL draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers had several positions that they had to address. Kevin Colbert wasted no time. He used the team’s first four selections to add talent at each of the top four needs.
The Steelers needed playmakers on both sides of the ball, and that is exactly what they got. They found potential starters at outside linebacker, running back, wide receiver and safety.
With these selections, the Steelers added high-character players who fit in well with what the Steelers do schematically on offense and defense.
It will be several seasons before we know if this draft class was a success, but there is no doubt that the Steelers have some very talented young players to work with.
However, can any of these players contribute this season?
Here is a look at the impact of each Steelers draft selection in 2013.