The 2021 NFL Draft is just weeks away, and with this huge event on the horizon media outlets are scrambling and producing as much pre-draft content as they possibly can. This means a massive influx of mock drafts circulating the internet.
The thing about mock drafts is so many people take them as legit predictions, when, in reality, they are just guesses. Mock drafts are the same as Power Rankings. Just someone’s overall opinion.
Nonetheless, you can learn a lot about prospects be reading mock drafts and different outlets’ thoughts on those prospects.
In the latest Pro Football Focus (PFF) mock draft, they predicted three rounds for all 32 NFL teams. For the Steelers they have the team addressing some serious needs in the first three rounds. Take a look at their projected picks, a description of each player and a grade for each pick below:
Pick 24: T Walker Little, Stanford