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In the 1983 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers spent the 21st pick on NT, Gabriel Rivera, out of Texas Tech.
Still on the board? Dan Marino.
Many people believed at the time that the Pittsburgh Steelers were a lock to take the hometown Marino, if he were on the board when the Steelers selected. They didn't.
Turns out, drug allegations made the Steelers believe that Marino was not the man to be the replacement for Terry Bradshaw. The Steelers instead went on to draft Rivera.
How did Rivera do with the Steelers? After a slow start to his rookie season, Rivera was in an automobile accident two months into the season and suffered injuries to his head, neck and chest. His football career was over.
How would Marino have done in the Black and Gold? Hard to predict, but the Steelers had QB issues from the time of Bradshaws retirement until they drafted Ben Roethlisberger in 2004. There is a good chance, had the Steelers drafted Marino, Marino would not have had nearly the QB records he currently does, but would probably have a few Super Bowl rings.