Originally Posted by BoneKrusher
i based Pioli's grade on these ****ups:
A second rounder for Cassole,
TJ pick was a terrible pick
Eric Berry looks like shit compared to Earl Thomas
and Poe was a terrible choice.
I should have bumped TJ down to a D. He hasn't been a disaster, but that's not nearly good enough for a 3rd pick.
I don't care about the Berry choice. We all wanted it and I think hindsight is 20/20 if we criticize the pick now. I still think he can improve with better coaching.
Poe was a terrific pick, in my opinion. It's the gamble Pioli has refused to make. But too little too late. He plays a position of high positional value. And he has a very unique skill set. That's better than all the safe picks Pioli has continued to make. With better coaching, Poe has the upside to be a Vince Wilfork type guy, which I'd take in an absolute heartbeat.