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Prediction: The next Carnell Lake?

Prediction: The next Carnell Lake?

Buddy Ryan once said of giving out pre-draft information, "if you're not lying, you're not trying." So as a writer covering and predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers' draft, you get your clues before "trying" season begins.

Kevin Colbert, the Steelers' director of operations, gave out a great clue three years ago. In his first pre-draft press conference, Colbert, for the last time, gave an honest appraisal of team needs. "We need help in the passing game and on the offensive line," he said. "We could also use a playmaker in the secondary." Well, he and Coach Bill Cowher drafted Plaxico Burress and Marvel Smith... Recommended Stories

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