Friday, April 29, 2011

Day 2 targets

After grabbing Cam Heyward in the first round of the draft on Thursday, here are some players the Steelers could be targeting in the second and third rounds:

CBs
Ras-I Dowling
Curtis Brown
Johnny Patrick
Darryl Skrine
Rashad Carmichael

S
Rahim Moore

OL
Orlando Franklin
Marcus Gilbert

WR
Randall Cobb
Denarius Moore

RB
Taiwan Jones
Da'Rel Scott

9 comments:

Patrick said...

no house?

Patrick said...

I think House fits better than most of the corners that will be there - I think Dowling will be gone.

I don't know why but I can't post the past few days.

Anonymous said...

Any chance the Steelers look at Brandon Hogan? I know he has some character concerns but it seems like he straightened his act out over the last season. With CB and OT such huge needs why would they consider taking a RB or WR here? Any WR we pick up is going to be competing for WR4 or 5 at best and this WR class isn't even that great.

Eric T said...

No Greg Little? If they WR, he is one of the bigger ones they (Ben) keep saying they covet.

Dale, what are you hearing on Marcus Cannon, G/T from TCU who was recently diagnosed with a treatable form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He was thought to be a 2nd before the diagnoses, how far do you think he will fall?

Anonymous said...

Dale,

Just wondering why no one is mentioning Ben Ijalana for round 2.

Thanks!

Robbie said...

Eric, I too was wondering if the reports the Steelers are serious about Greg Little are serious. I'd think they had their fill of turd WRs, but you never know. Good chance Little goes high in round 2 anyway.

Assuming they go CB in round 2, I think a dark horse pick in round 3 could be a pass-catching TE (Kendricks, Cameron, Housler, Green, Williams, Thomas).

Anonymous said...

no trade up for Williams?

Dale Lolley said...

I actually forgot to put Little on that list. But I think there would have to be a lot of things happen for them to take a WR in the second round. Maybe the third and I expect Little to be gone by then.

Dale Lolley said...

Here comes Curtis Brown