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Pittsburgh Steelers: Sitting Still Is the Best Draft Strategy

Published by on April 21, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Troy Polamalu and Santonio Holmes were acquired when the Pittsburgh Steelers did something rare: moving up in the draft.

The Steelers have a history as one of the smartest drafting teams in the NFL.  Rarely do they get a first round bust or reach for a player too far ahead of his draft slot.  Mistakes happen, of course, but for the most part the Steelers' drafts are sound.

So what about this year?  Sitting with the 32nd pick in the first round, it might seem enticing to move up a bit and grab a bigger name or a player with higher talent.

But, as Mike Tomlin so appropriately stated in his most recent press conference, the team will not be enchanted by only names and talent.  The Steeler...

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