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2011 NFL Draft Picks: Pittsburgh Steelers Get Cameron Heyward, Marcus Gilbert, Curtis Brown

In case you've missed it, here's a summary of the Pittsburgh Steelers' NFL Draft picks as we head into Round 4. In the first round, they got Ohio State DE Cameron Heyward, who could join 2009 first-rounder Ziggy Hood in taking over the defensive end position from Aaron Smith and Brett Keisel. In the second round, the Steelers picked up Florida offensive lineman Marcus Gilbert, who will help shore up a shaky offensive line. And in the third, Pittsburgh finally addressed its cornerback position by picking Texas' Curtis Brown. The Steelers took a gamble that someone like Brown would fall to them in the third round, and fortunately, they were right.

Today, in the fourth through seventh rounds, they could take another cornerbacks. Buster Skrine, from Tennessee-Chattanooga, is one possibility. Also, a nose tackle or another big-bodied defender is a possibility. There could also be a wide receiver as we head into the late rounds.

UPDATE: The Steelers took Citadel cornerback Cortez Allen in the fourth round. For more on the Steelers' draft picks, check out Behind The Steel Curtain, Sam Wilmoth's feature on AFC North draft grades, and the rest of this storystream.

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