In this matchup, Steeler Nation didn't really have too much bad to say about either contestant. But in the end, the act of thorough dominance of their beloved black and gold was reason to vote Gronk.
#7 Rob Gronkowski 56% (195 Votes)
#10 Richard Sherman 44% (156 Votes)
Sherman’s reputation for being a great player is not deserved according to some commenters. But others found him to be an intelligent, savvy player.
As for Gronk, some commenters said they wished that they could hang out with him. But they still voted for the Patriot because he is a Patriot.
Gronk moves on to battle Tom Brady in Round 2.