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Steelers’ best first-round options remains corner or linebacker

Mark Barron and Steven Nelson received the warmest welcomes when they came to Pittsburgh. The former Chiefs cornerback and Rams inside linebacker were the two biggest free agent signings the Steelers have seen in years. But even if there are new stars, this team should still focus on their original draft plan.

Back in January, the Steelers only thought with the 20th overall pick was defense. Whether it was inside or outside linebacker or cornerback, Pittsburgh had one thought in the first-round; defense.

Now, after letting Le’Veon Bell walk and trading Antonio Brown, the options have opened up.