The Pittsburgher Thread: We'll Have A Gay Old Time
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01-10-2013, 04:10 PM
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not a lot of luck drafting defensive linemen of late, though heyward and hood were basically second round picks. regardless, need much more impact and much sooner from a #17 pick than those two have provided.
I think Heyward will be good once he becomes a starter. He's just stuck behind a good veteran in Brett Keisel right now.
Ziggy Hood is serviceable and like you said was basically a 2nd rounder. IMO the Steelers forced the Hood pick out of need because they so desperately needed a young D-Line body at that time with Keisel, Hampton, Smith, Hoke, Eason and Kirschke all over 30.
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