Steelers addressed top need with selection of T.J. Watt

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  1. truebluefan

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    Judging by the reactions from fans on social media and in my text messages—my brother loved it!—after the Steelers made their first round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft Thursday night, it’s easy to see that the selection of Wisconsin outside linebacker T.J. Watt was a popular one.

    With the lukewarm (at best) responses to previous first round selections such as Artie Burnsand even Ryan Shazier, it’s nice to feel as if Pittsburgh won the day with its first round choice.

    Of course, “winning” in April is nice, but the only real winning that counts begins in September, and that’s ultimately what the draft is all about.

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