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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Spaghetti View Post
    doubt he even makes the team

    no risk signing, I'm fine with it

    no way it impacts what the steelers will do at 1:15

    agreed

    and mcshay said today he doesnt think any corner is worth the 15 pick.

    i think they'll keep their options open

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slapstick View Post
    But, if he had played with a QB like Ben, he may have better stats...

    That's what I was thinking. It kind of leaves the door open for optimism when you look at it from that viewpoint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJ-STEELER View Post
    agreed

    and mcshay said today he doesnt think any corner is worth the 15 pick.

    i think they'll keep their options open
    I don't believe anything Mcshay and Kiper say. It's pathetic that ESPN identifies these losers as draft experts. They are horrible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steelz09 View Post
    I don't believe anything Mcshay and Kiper say. It's pathetic that ESPN identifies these losers as draft experts. They are horrible.
    That's why I watch the draft on the NFL Network. Berman and Kiper annoy me.

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    This can be a sneaky good signing like Cotchery was for us.
    Round 1, Pick 15 (15)- Ryan Shazier, ILB; Ohio State
    Round 2, Pick 14 (46)- Stephon Tuitt, DE; Notre Dame
    Round 3b, Pick 33 (97)- Dri Archer, RB; Kent State
    Round 4, Pick 18 (118 )- Martavis Bryant, WR; Clemson
    Round 5, Pick 17 (157)- Shaquille Richardson, CB; Arizona
    Round 5b, Pick 33 (173)- Wesley Johnson, OT; Vanderbilt
    Round 6, Pick 16 (192)- Jordan Zumwalt, OLB; UCLA
    Round 6b, Pick 39 (215)- Daniel McCullers, DT; Tennessee
    Round 7, Pick 15 (230)- Rob Branchflower, TE; Massachusetts

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    Overall...I am happy to see the Steelers sign this many free agents this offseason, pretty excited for them to start playing!
    Round 1, Pick 15 (15)- Ryan Shazier, ILB; Ohio State
    Round 2, Pick 14 (46)- Stephon Tuitt, DE; Notre Dame
    Round 3b, Pick 33 (97)- Dri Archer, RB; Kent State
    Round 4, Pick 18 (118 )- Martavis Bryant, WR; Clemson
    Round 5, Pick 17 (157)- Shaquille Richardson, CB; Arizona
    Round 5b, Pick 33 (173)- Wesley Johnson, OT; Vanderbilt
    Round 6, Pick 16 (192)- Jordan Zumwalt, OLB; UCLA
    Round 6b, Pick 39 (215)- Daniel McCullers, DT; Tennessee
    Round 7, Pick 15 (230)- Rob Branchflower, TE; Massachusetts

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    Dwight Stone!

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    Sanders wasn't good at stretching the field and the DEFENSE didn't respect our deep ball last year. You move the safeties back a few steps and you not only open up the underneath stuff for our other WR's
    Yes, why were both Brown and Cottrey never better as Steelers without Wallace to "take the top off" when Wallace backers said Brown would digress without Wallace?

    but you also improve our running game as well.
    Worst running game on a Steeler team since before Noll featured Walllace to take the top off.
    We had dominating running game with a QB (Kordell) who was a better deep receiver than any wideout on our team.
    Ben never had blazing speed in a starting wideout before Wallace and an outstanding running game before wallace began to "take the top off".

    More proof?

    Irvin had Harper who never put up HUGE STATS but without Harper would Irvin really be a good?
    Yes
    The year AFTER Harper left Dallas Irvin had:
    Career highs in:
    yardage 1600 plus
    catches 111
    touchdowns 10

    See people this stuff sounds smart, and I get the theory.
    But in truth that take the top off being what enables other players to excel is WAY overblown.

    Nevertheless, Bay has talent and ain't breaking the bank so I don't hate the signing.
    Last edited by Captain Lemming; 04-02-2014 at 11:16 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelz09 View Post
    I don't believe anything Mcshay and Kiper say. It's pathetic that ESPN identifies these losers as draft experts. They are horrible.

    who do you think is better than those guys at evaluating college talent
    1) CB D Dennard
    2) OLB R Shazier
    3) DE J Ellis
    4) WR M Bryant
    5a) OG D Yankey
    5b) OLB J Tripp
    6a) RB D Archer
    6b) NT D McCullers
    7) WR J Janis

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    Quote Originally Posted by squidkid View Post
    who do you think is better than those guys at evaluating college talent
    Mike Mayock...

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