Cornerback has been one of the busiest topics during the pre-draft process, as the Pittsburgh Steelers have had more than their share of cornerbacks make their way to the facility. While this may be surprising to some after the signing of William Gay and only the loss of Keenan Lewis, they do lack depth at the position.Connecticut cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson is another visitor that could be a mid-round fit. The experienced cornerback looks the part of an NFL-caliber cornerback, standing 6-1 and 195 pounds, but there are question marks. While he has solid timed speed (4.45 40-yard dash), it does not seem to translate onto the field, as the lack of elite speed was evident during Senior Bowl practices.
He does have solid instincts and seems to play with an edge. However, his lack of on-field speed may limit him to a cover-two or predominate zone scheme in the NFL, as he seems to lack the quick-twitch fluid hips needed to excel in man coverage in the NFL.
Wren-Wilson could come off the board as early as the second round, and could develop into a starting caliber cornerback. Will that team be the Steelers? That will be answered in less than a week.
Clemson defensive end / linebacker Malliciah Goodman
Ohio State defensive end / linebacker John Simon
Clemson safety Jonathan Meeks
San Diego State Offensive lineman Nik Embernate
LSU cornerback Tharold Simon
Nevada safety Duke Williams
Connecticut linebacker Sio Moore
Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown
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