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2011 NFL Mock Draft: Will The Steelers Look For Help In The Secondary?

So the NFL has locked it's players, and the league is in a considerable state of flux. In this new world of uncertainty and doubt, the only thread of reality we can cling to is the NFL Draft. We're Leonardo DiCaprio in Inception, the NFL Draft is our little top thing. Except the NFL labor negotiations might be even more hard to follow than that movie was. So let's turn to the draft to make us feel better.

SB Nation just came out with their latest 2011 NFL Mock Draft, and they have the Steelers looking for help in the secondary, and taking Texas defensive back Aaron Williams. Here is their rationale.

Many are questioning whether Williams is a better fit at safety than corner, but he's the type of physical playmaker that is a perfect fit as a nickel corner - and eventual starter - for a Steelers team that lacks depth in the secondary.

While his position is not known, we do know that Williams has the physical tools to be a playmaker in the NFL. If anyone who can find out how to utilize those talents, it's Dick LeBeau.

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