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Pittsburgh Steelers Linked to Six More Prospects at the NFL Combine

February 22nd, 2014 at 11:48 PM
By Mark Mihalko
The NFL Combine is in full swing and reports linking players to team meetings start to trickle out. On Friday, news cake out that the Pittsburgh Steelers were getting with one if the top running backs in Ka'Deem Carey, Saturday word linked them to six more prospects.
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to no ones surprise, five of the six could be considered the tall pass catcher quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has coveted. Of these, four are wide receivers and one is a tight end, with four with of the five already being profiled here on Steelers 101.
 
While there is word the team would be interested in Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins, he will likely be long gone by number 15. According to reports, the team had met with Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin,  Penn State wide out Allen Robinson, and Mississippi receiver Dante Moncrief, as well as North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron. Word also came out that the team is high on Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans, although details of a potential meeting were not known.
 
Moncrief would appear to be a mid-round prospect, who at 6-2, 220-pounds would add some size. He is choking of a solid season in 2013, where he recorded 59 receptions for 938 yards and six touchdowns.
 
The Steelers also have meet with Oklahoma fullback / tight end Trey Millard, who is not participating in the combine as he recovers from an ACL injury. The two-time team captain injured his knee in October and may not be ready until after the start of the season. Prior to the injury, he was considered a mid round prospect. 
 
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Tags: Allen Robinson, Dante Moncrief, Eric Ebron, Football, Kelvin Benjamin, Mike Evans, NFL, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Steelers, Trey Millard

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