Mike Tomlin has 71-41 career record in seven seasons in Pittsburgh. (George Gojkovich/Getty Images)
The Pittsburgh Steelers have missed the playoffs for two straight years, and the Steelers Nation won't be happy with another 8-8 season. SI.com's Chris Burke writes that "because of how decimated the Steelers have been by salary-cap issues over the past couple of offseasons, they cannot afford many misfires" in this year's NFL draft.
The power running game that the Steelers have been known for over the years was nowhere to be found last season. But defense is the bigger issue. Another receiver to help take the pressure off of Antonio Brown wouldn't hurt either.
Needs: Defensive end/tackle, cornerback, wide receiver
Here is the list of the Steelers' picks in this year’s draft:
Last updated: May 9 10a.m.
Round 1, Pick 15 (15): Ryan Shazier
Round 2, Pick 14 (46)
Round 3, Pick 33 (97)
Round 4, Pick 18 (118)
Round 5, Pick 17 (157)
Round 5, Pick 33 (173)
Round 6, Pick 16 (192)
Round 6, Pick 39 (215)
Round 7, Pick 15 (230)
More SI.com NFL Draft coverage:
BURKE & FARRAR: Grading each first-round pick
BANKS: Welcome to Cleveland, Johnny Football
BURKE: Reaches and steals of Round 1
KING: Inside one team’s gutsy trade up in the draft
SI.COM STAFF: 2014 NFL draft: Latest rumors, buzz
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