2013 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers Select...

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With the No. 17 overall pick in the 2013 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, Jason Garrison selected for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

With the No. 17 pick in the 2013 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, I selected for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and with the 17th overall pick, the Pittsburgh Steelers select....

Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame

I seriously considered using the No. 17 pick to give the Steelers a punter or a kicker here. Why you ask? Because screw the Steelers, that's why. However, being a responsible person, I chose to take the high road. Had either Tavon Austin or Cordarrelle Patterson been available, they would have been the choice. They weren't, though.

Eifert is this draft class' best tight end. The Steelers have Heath Miller, who had the best season of his career in 2012, but he's not young and he'll be an unrestricted free agent after the 2014 season. Eifert could allow the Steelers to not only run an offense featuring two good receiving tight ends, but he could take the torch from Miller following the 2014 season, or earlier if necessary.

Draft Overview:

# Team Picked By Name/Positon of Pick
1 Chiefs Jason Garrison Luke Joeckel, OT
2 Jaguars Hyprpwnmania Geno Smith, QB
3 Raiders Ryan Leach Dee Milliner, CB
4 Eagles Cincy841 Eric Fisher, OT
5 Lions FourthNGoal Ezekiel Ansah, DT
6 Browns Jason Garrison Sharrif Floyd, DT
7 Cardinals Cincy 841 Dion Jordan, DE/OLB
8 Bills Zak Kondratenko Cordarrelle Patterson, WR
9 Jets Indesignkat Jarvis Jones, OLB
10 Titans Jason Garrison Chance Warmack, OG
11 Chargers Polar Bengal Lane Johnson, OT
12 Dolphins EZoellner Barkevious Mingo, DE
13 Buccaneers fmshow Xavier Rhodes, CB
14 Panthers Bengal Bruce Star Lotulelei, DT
15 Saints HunkerdownWHODEY Tavon Austin, WR
16 Rams epk1979 Kenny Vaccaro, S
17 Steelers Jason Garrison Tyler Eifert, TE
18 Cowboys

19 Giants

20 Bears

21 Cincinnati

22 Rams (from Redskins)

23 Vikings

24 Colts

25 Vikings (from Seahawks)

26 Packers

27 Texans

28 Broncos

29 Patriots

30 Falcons

31 49ers

32 Ravens

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