Tim Benz: A history lesson for those doubting the Steelers’ 2021 draft class

May 4th, 2021

In Monday’s “First Call,” I pointed out that ESPN’s Mel Kiper gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a C+ for their 2021 draft class. Based on the visceral reaction I saw to that story in my email inbox and on my Twitter feed, the good folks of “Stiller Nation” have a — shall we say — slightly higher opinion of their team’s new collection of players than that. However, before we jump down Kiper’s throat, understand that he was being kind compared to some of his peers.