Teams have savored the tender morsels of free agency and are now in the process of preparing their big boards for that favorite April three-day selection extravaganza: the NFL Draft.
Every team has specific players that they are targeting with their picks and each will keep their fingers crossed that no other team will beat them to the punch.
For the Pittsburgh Steelers, the NFL Draft is a crucial time, more so than free agency. The Steelers routinely reload and rebuild through the selection of young players and have several needs that must be addressed for the team to return to the Super Bowl in 2010.
Here are five players that the Steelers could be and should be targeting with their first selection (18th overall).