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Pittsburgh Steelers: 2017 NFL Mock Draft For Full Seven Rounds

The moment to restock the Pittsburgh Steelers roster through the 82nd National Football League Draft starts with the first round Thursday evening at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. All of the choices from Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29 are available on ESPN, ESPN2 and the NFL Network.

Pittsburgh owns a total of eight selections, which is one for every round in addition to an extra compensatory pick in the third. If the Black and Gold does not deal any of their picks, here is how their draft breaks down along with projected cap hits from sportec.com. The salary estimates are if all eight rookies find themselves on the 53-man roster.

Round 1) – Pick 30 ($1,677,416)

Round 2) – Pick 30 (62nd Overall) ($761,354)

Round 3) – Pick 30 (94th Overall) ($648,073)

Round 3) – Pick 41 (105th Overall, Compensatory) ($640,650)

Round 4) – Pick 29 (135th Overall) ($602,839)

Round 5) – Pick 30 (175th Overall) ($522,206)

Round 6) – Pick 30 (213th Overall) ($497,113)

Round 7) – Pick 30 (248th Overall) ($481,366)

Let’s click on our keyboards and look at what the gurus around the internet are thinking about for the entire Steelers draft. Who might the Black and Gold be interested in to bolster their fortunes in 2017?

From the staff at pennlive.com, these are the players we could see at Saint Vincent College during training camp.

First Round – Jarrad Davis, ILB – Florida
Second Round – Ryan Anderson, OLB – Alabama
Third Round – Quincy Wilson, CB – Florida
Third Round (Compensatory) – Nathan Peterman, QB – Pitt
Fourth Round – D’Onta Foreman, RB – Texas
Fifth Round – Kenny Golladay, WR – Northern Illinois
Sixth Round – Lorenzo Jerome, SS – St. Francis (PA)
Seventh Round – Jason Croom, TE – Tennessee

Simon A. Chester at SteelersWire believes these athletes are Pittsburgh’s Elite Eight headed to Latrobe.

First Round – Jarrad Davis, ILB – Florida
Second Round – Derek Rivers, DE/LB – Youngstown State
Third Round – Rasul Douglas, CB – West Virginia
Third Round (Compensatory) – Marcus Maye, S – Florida
Fourth Round – Carroll Phillips, OLB – Illinois
Fifth Round – James Conner, RB = Pitt
Sixth Round – Mackenzie Hollins, WR – North Carolina
Seventh Round – Glen Antoine, NT – Idaho

The Still Curtain’s Brandon King at FanSided brings a balanced focus for his third attempt of prognostications.

First Round – Marlon Humphrey, CB – Alabama
Second Round – Derek Rivers, DE/LB- Youngstown State
Third Round – Davis Webb, QB – California
Third Round (Compensatory) – Samaje Perine, RB – Oklahoma
Fourth Round – John Johnson, S – Boston College
Fifth Round – Kenny Golladay, WR – Northern Illinois
Sixth Round – Michael Roberts, TE – Toledo
Seventh Round – Javancy Jones, LB – Jackson State

Dave Bryan of Steelers Depot puts together his latest version of possible Black and Gold selections.

First Round – Jarrad Davis, ILB – Florida
Second Round – Derek Rivers, DE/LB- Youngstown State
Third Round – Shaquill Griffin, CB – Central Florida
Third Round (Compensatory) – Joshua Dobbs, QB – Tennessee
Fourth Round – Kenny Golladay, WR – Northern Illinois
Fifth Round – James Conner, RB – Pitt
Sixth Round – Javancy Jones, LB – Jackson State
Seventh Round – Montae Nicholson, S – Michigan State

Nicholas Martin from Behind The Steel Curtain at SBNation has the final forecast for you to consider.

First Round – Carl Lawson, DE – Auburn
Second Round – Josh Jones, S – NC State
Third Round – Rasul Douglas, CB – West Virginia
Third Round (Compensatory) – Jerod Evans, QB – Virginia Tech
Fourth Round – Jourdan Lewis, CB – Michigan
Fifth Round – James Conner, RB – Pitt
Sixth Round – Javancy Jones, LB – Jackson State
Seventh Round – Kevin Snead, WR/KR – Carson Newman

A lot of speculation for Steelers Country to take in this week. Let your thoughts flow in the comments section.

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