Here is Saturday’s edition of The Morning Cup. Three offensive tackles visited the Steelers yesterday: Jarriel King of South Carolina, James Carpenter of Alabama and Marcus Gilbert of Florida. Nothing much has been reported on the visits as of yet. All three men are tackles, so I think the clouds are thinning a bit as to who/what the Steelers will be looking for in the first couple of rounds.
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SI.com has conducted another mock draft and now has the Steelers taking OL Benjamin Ijalana from Villanova with the 31st pick. Most experts are starting to place Texas corner Aaron Williams as a safety in the NFL, which doesn’t really help the Steelers in filling their needs. As we get closer to the draft, I think the Steelers will begin looking at more and more tackles along with a smattering of defensive linemen for the later rounds. In fact, I will be surprised if the Steelers take a corner in the first three rounds. Pouncey watch – SI has Mike Pouncey going to the Eagles… Eagles?!