Just call him Broadway Jarvis.
Already immortalized with food artwork in his likeness at a Subway in Manhattan, Jarvis Jones made the Namath-like prediction that he wouldn’t get past the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, according to NFL.com.
The Steelers had the No. 17 pick, and that’s exactly when Roger Goodell announced Jones’ name Thursday night under the bright lights at Radio City Music Hall, not far from Broadway.
Jones’ prediction came true because this was a predictable draft for the Steelers. There were no surprises because they did what they had to do.
There was no euphoria over a supposed steal like David DeCastro, Rashard Mendenhall or Limas Sweed.
There was no “who is Bruce Davis” moment.
There was no sappy tale of redemption like the drafting of Mike Adams.
The Steelers’ draft was free of plot twists and made-for-TV drama.
Coming off an 8-8 season and not winning a playoff game since 2010, the Steelers had a lot of needs in this draft. They...