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Pittsburgh Steelers: Best Draft Selection Per Round Since the Year 2000
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The Steelers have won two Lombardi trophies in recent years

Since 2000, the Pittsburgh Steelers have appeared in five AFC Championship games, three Super Bowls and raised the Lombardi Trophy twice. A substantial reason for their success, or any team’s success in the NFL, falls on their ability to draft with excellence.

It is always intriguing to look back on past drafts and rank the best to worst. This slideshow will take a different approach to re-evaluating and ranking recent past selections.

The following list will rank the best players selected by the Steelers in each round over the last decade, along with a bonus of ranking the remainder players who were selected in each of those rounds.

Most football people will tell you that it takes three years to truly get a feel for how triumphant or substandard a particular class was.

This obviously means that a great deal of predicting and assumptions will go into some of these rankings, specifically for the 2009 and 2010 Steelers draft classes.

As with rankings similar to this, the following is very subjective and more than anything is simply meant to be an interesting and fun read.

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