The biggest need for the Steelers to address in the draft

Pittsburgh pass-rush could use an injection of new life in 2017. PFF shows why it's an area of need and offers some ideas for candidates to fill the role.

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Steelers OLB James Harrison

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The biggest need for the Steelers to address in the draft


  • James Harrison’s pass-rushing productivity rating of 12.2 in 2017 ranked 18th among edge defenders (minimum 140 pass-rushing snaps).
  • Bud Dupree’s PRP rating of 7.1 was tied for 90th among edge defenders
  • Alabama’s Tim Williams PRP rating of 16.8 ranks third among edge defenders in this class.
  • Auburn’s Carl Lawson’s PRP rating of 15.6 tied for eighth among edge defenders in this draft class.

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