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14 May 2014

Sports on Earth Draft Grades

My wacky "use real pedagogy" draft grades arrive too late to be part of the FO survey, and they don't fit the format, anyway. But that does not mean you cannot hear my long-winded insights about why I hate the Steelers draft class.

NFC grades arrive tomorrow.

Posted by: Mike Tanier on 14 May 2014

6 comments, Last at 15 May 2014, 11:44pm by tuluse


by bravehoptoad :: Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:01am

Yeah, but worth the wait.

by serutan :: Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:29pm

"Zach Mettenberger could be Ken Whisenhunt's Ben Roethlisberger, or his John Skelton."

IMO Roethlisberger would have suffered Skelton's
fate had Whiz been the head coach in Pittsburg, so
Mettenberger is in point of fact doomed regardless
of his actual talent/ability to keep his nose clean.

Was wr

by Theo :: Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:30pm

"Archer ... fits nothing the Steelers traditionally try to do on offense."
Like deep passes to Mike Wallace and a 10 screens a game to Antonio Brown?

by justanothersteve :: Thu, 05/15/2014 - 1:55am

Tanier does the AFC first because he likes John Harbaugh best, just like Jim's mom.

by bravehoptoad :: Thu, 05/15/2014 - 7:07pm

You kidding? Did you read the 49ers grade? It's the most glowing draft review I've ever seen.

by tuluse :: Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:44pm

I'm pretty sure he was kidding yes. The bit about Mrs Harbaugh was the giveaway.