The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense is littered with first round picks. Close your eyes and throw a dart at the depth chart and odds are, you’ll land on a high pedigree, former first round pick. Names like Devin Bush, Joe Haden, Minkah Fitzpatrick. Some may forget Tyson Alualu is on that list, the 10th overall selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2010. Wednesday morning, it was one of those first round picks – Cam Heyward – speaking highly of Alualu.
“Tyson has stepped up,” Heyward told reporters via the team website. “We’re really lucky to have a guy like that.