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2011 NFL Mock Draft: Another Mock Has Steelers Picking Aaron Williams

The Shutdown Corner has the latest NFL Mock Draft to predict that the Steelers will pick Texas cornerback Aaron Williams with the 31st overall pick:

Speaking of great defenses … the Steelers’ front seven is generally above reproach but Aaron Rodgers was able to do to their secondary what he did to all others on his incendiary postseason tour. Williams would be a safe pick in that he is a cornerback with safety skills — he plays the ball reasonably well, can crash down on the run or in the blitz quite well, and has an excellent on-field sense. He could hold things down while Troy Polamalu flies around, and he can make plays on his own. More athletic pass defenders with more risk attached to their names may come in the later rounds.

I can’t really argue with that. This draft has Alabama DT Marcell Dareus going first overall to the Carolina Panthers, with Cam Newton and Blaine Gabbert going No. 3 overall to the Bills and No. 5 to the Cardinals, respectively.

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