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Dri Archer has the tools to be among the very best of a wave of petite slot receivers ushered in and protected by the same rule changes that have haunted the Steelers, writes Marty Flaherty.

Steelers third-rounder Dri Archer's playmaking potential is unquestioned -- if he gets a seam to run through, he's gone. But detractors of the pick point out that, with apparent need at cornerback and no depth at outside linebacker (among other holes), it's a luxury to spend a top-100 pick to select a guy most view as a situational player for whom touches need to be manufactured through gadget...

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