PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There are a couple of players who could pique the Steelers’ interest in the mid to late rounds to help out on special teams.
One player the Steelers love is Anthony Schwartz from Auburn. He is the fastest guy in the draft and projects to have a lot of upside. Schwartz could take time polishing his wide receiving skills while helping out immediately in the return game.READ MORE: Businesses Hope Partial Closure Of Fort Duquesne Boulevard Will Breathe Life Back Into Downtown
Another intriguing player is Western Michigan’s D’Wayne Eskridge. He’s small and never returned a kick until last year, but he ended up as one of the best returners in the country.READ MORE: NASA Rocket Launch Should Be Visible Along East Coast Saturday Night
The Steelers aren’t looking to replace Chris Boswell anytime soon, but they have been looking to upgrade their punting for quite some time.MORE NEWS: Couple Arrested For Alleged Horrific Child Abuse After Kids Found Handcuffed In Car
The best punter on the board is Kentucky’s Max Duffy. KDKA’s Rich Walsh doubt the Steelers would draft a punter, but a guy like Duffy could be a rookie free agent signing.