Carter’s Classroom draft profile: Marlon Mack, running back

Running back Marlon Mack - AP

While the Steelers are not expected to spend one of their first two or even three picks in the upcoming NFL draft on the running back position, their decision to not re-sign DeAngelo Williams and to bring in Knile Davis shows that there may be movement for the depth chart behind Le'Veon Bell.

The Steelers have lost in the playoffs for three consecutive seasons with Bell being on the bench, and two of the last three seasons have forced them to rely on running backs that were not on the 53-man roster coming out of training camp in Ben Tate and Fitzgerald Toussaint.

Those results and their decision to not bring back the now 34 year old Williams, at this point, suggest that the team may be looking to find someone in the middle-to-late rounds of the draft to be a youthful and talented backup for Bell along with Davis.

We start our review of running backs that will be expected to be available in the later rounds with Marlon Mack out of South Florida:

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