The Steelers own 10 picks in this year’s draft

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after dealing wide receiver Antonio Brown and tackle Marcus Gilbert this offseason and some might wonder if that will make them likelier to package some picks in order to move up the board for a player they covet in April.General Manager Kevin Colbert fielded that question during a Sunday session with reporters from the league meetings and predictably did not rule out anything with the draft a month away. He also pointed out trades to move up in the first round that netted safety Troy Polamalu and wide receiver Santonio Holmes as signs of the Steelers’ willingness to pull the trigger when the moment suits them.Colbert also provided the flip side of that by pointing out that a late pick thrown into a package could turn out to be a player as valuable as Brown.“Anytime you’re talking about trading draft picks Bud Dupree Jersey , I never just use, it’s a three and a six, because that six might be Antonio Brown,” Colbert said David DeCastro Jersey , via the team’s website. “You say, just throw in a seventh. Well, that seventh might have been Brett Keisel. So you never just want to say, it’s a pick. You try to associate a player you could get with those picks. And you go back in history and look at what you got with certain picks Darrius Heyward-Bey Jersey , but then you also project who you might be turning away from in a given draft.”The Steelers have two picks in the third round and three in the sixth along with one selection in each of the other five rounds.An OLine scorned: Le’Veon Bell’s teammates suggest he should ‘just sit out the whole year then’ Even if none of his teammates really expected to see Le’Veon Bell in training camp this offseason, there seemed to be an overriding sense of belief that he would arrive at team facilities before the Pittsburgh Steelers faced the Cleveland Browns in their season opener. After he failed to show on Wednesday and his agent gave a radio interview on his clients behalf suggesting Bell would not be ending his holdout anytime soon, there has been a change of heart in the locker room.Players who had once his back in the face of criticism from many within Steeler Nation appear to have reached their limit in terms of sympathy, and there was a palpable sense of betrayal from many along the offensive line when speaking to the media after practice. Ramon Foster was one of the more vocal names to call out the team’s star running back Jordan Berry Jersey , clearly offended by a player so willing to walk away from significantly more money than virtually anyone else on the roster will earn in 2018.Maurkice Pouncey was equally offended by Bell’s actions and rather notably, the remarks of his agent.David DeCastro seemed to feel he had been misled by Bell, clearly expecting him to have arrived in Pittsburgh by now.The criticism was not just limited to the members of the offensive line, with defensive team captain Cam Heyward obviously disappointed Bell had not ended his holdout. A sentiment echo by other unnamed teammates Alejandro Villanueva Jersey , albeit sometimes less diplomatically. If a protracted holdout is on the cards, as insinuated by Bell’s agent on Wednesday, it can only be imagined what will have happened to the relationship between the absentee running back and his teammates by the time he finally arrives. Bell has already proved to be rather sensitive when it comes to criticism on social media and it is hard to believe he is not offended by these latest remarks.As difficult as it might be for him to do, avoiding another ill-timed response of his own could be the best course of action Chris Boswell Jersey , but diplomacy has never been his strong point. Maybe he can channel his angst into another rap instead, everyone is sure to really enjoy that.

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