Originally Posted by teegre
Trust me, I followed Ta'amu in college, and wanted the dude (even, at one point, as early as R1). The kid can play. (His shoulder injury dropped him to R4... making him the steal of that draft.)
As I was saying to SteelersCanada, it is not so much missing on the pick, as seeing good players "hit/drunk/smoke" themselves out of the NFL.
Same here. Was looking at Taamu after his strong junior season as a hopeful future Steeler. The knee jerk reaction crowd here just thinks cut the bum and will then cry when he goes elsewhere to play NT.