Again, Spielman at his finest!!!
There are a select number of people, particularly on this forum, who had a problem with it. Outside that... most people are in agreement that the Vikings did decent. Not the very best in the draft, but above average overall.
This updated 2005 draft grade gives us a Z- (which I thought was clever): WalterFootball.com: 2005 NFL Draft Grades and Re-Grades - NFC Draft Grades
I also see that the Seahawks went from an F to a B-. Which just goes to show that nobody should be as certain as they are about how well this draft did or did not go... especially a bunch of rubes on PP.O. I am optimistic, but then again, I am a positive sort of guy...
I think the reason people are not more positive is that a decent, above average draft is great if your team is a decent above average team. When your team is in the cellar of the NFL most fans expect more than decent. You need great drafts to pull you out of it, or you end up like the Lions did for many years.Quote:
most people are in agreement that the Vikings did decent. Not the very best in the draft, but above average overall.
We keep hearing about how great New England and Green Bay drafts, but you take those same players and put them in a Vikings uniform and then wonder why a good share of them turn out be be busts.