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Mike Tomlin Opens Up About Pro Days: NFL World Reacts

A closeup of Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin holding a play sheet.

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 09: Head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on from the sidelines against the Oakland Raiders during an NFL football game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 9, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

The Pittsburgh Steelers might be offering a hint at which quarterbacks they're truly interested in leading up to the NFL Draft.

Mike Tomlin admitted on Sunday that he will not be in attendance for Sam Howell's North Carolina pro day this week.

While Tomlin is "pissed" about missing it, this could be a sign that other quarterbacks - Malik Willis, mainly - are higher on their draft board.

Tomlin was in attendance at Willis' pro day earlier this month.

Steelers fans believe Howell can be crossed of the board. "Kind of an interesting note. Would make it solely on Colbert attending in that case to keep Howell a first round consideration for the Steelers given the history of Tomlin/Colbert being at first round picks pro days since 2010," one fan tweeted. "Tomlin not skipping owners meetings but Colbert is... Yeah you can probably rule out Howell ," another fan added. "I’m not. Sam Howell has no business being a Steelers QB," another fan added. The Steelers have admitted that they could look to the draft for a quarterback.

The NFL Draft is set for April 28 through April 30.