ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Releases List Of Top 5 Senior And Underclassmen QBs For 2017 NFL Draft

We haven’t even fully processed the 2016 NFL Draft, which took place a few weeks ago, and ESPN Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. is already compiling his rankings for next year’s class. A few weeks ago, he rolled out his full “big board.” This week, he focused on the top quarterbacks in the class, naming the top five senior and underclassman signal callers that could go next April...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ draft receives high marks, including from Mel Kiper Jr.

“I’ll tell you in two years,” Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan said Monday on ESPN 980 when asked to grade his most recent draft class. It’s a reasonable answer, given that no one knows how Josh Doctson, Su’a Cravens, Kendall Fuller and the rest of Washington’s 2016 draft picks will adjust to life in the NFL, but it’s […]
Via DC Sports Blog
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL analyst Mel Kiper Jr's secret to longevity: Pumpkin pie

Every person has their quirks, but Mel Kiper Jr.’s quirks may be a little more unusual than most. As ESPN’s NFL Draft coverage was winding down on Saturday, the guys on the TV set gave Kiper a pumpkin pie with fat free whipped cream. Their gift to him followed a commercial where Kiper breaks down all the toppings at a salad bar just like he would analyze draft prospects. It...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest Mel Kiper Jr. Three Round Mock Draft Has Steelers Selecting Two DBs

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. released another three-round mock draft Tuesday morning and it’s his first since the big trade took place last week between the Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans that included the first overall selection being swapped. As for the three selections Kiper made for the Pittsburgh... The post Latest Mel Kiper Jr. Three Round Mock Draft Has Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Ravens admit to paying attention to media mock drafts

Devoured and criticized equally by NFL fans, mock drafts completed by the media actually serve a purpose for at least one NFL franchise. According to assistant general manager Eric DeCosta, the Baltimore Ravens pay serious attention to the various mocks found around the Internet. “I look at all that stuff a lot because I think, at least, I believe — every team is different...
Via The Sports Daily
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Downgrades Steelers 2015 Draft Class Grade

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. certainly gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a favorable grade immediately after the 2015 draft. Now that the regular season is over, Kiper is updating all 32 of his original grades and has thus lowered the Steelers. Kiper dropped the Steelers from an A-minus to a... The post ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Downgrades Steelers 2015 Draft Class Grade appeared first...
Via Steelers Depot
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mel Kiper Jr. re-grading the Saints 2015 draft

Here’s what Mel Kiper, Jr. had to say re-grading the Saints draft: New Orleans Saints Post-draft grade: C It’s hard to be excited about this draft class so far. I know New Orleans got major reps out of both Stephone Anthony and Hau’oli Kikaha, but while I like both those guys as prospects, do they start on a normal defense? The Saints had one of the worst defenses in league...
Via The Saints Nation
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Grades: Mel Kiper Jr. Ranks Steelers High

Would you like to know what ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. thinks about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 draft? No? Well, I’m going to tell you anyway. Not that it means anything, but Kiper gave the Steelers weekend haul of eight players an “A-” grade. Kiper writes: The Steelers had a really good draft. I […] 2015 NFL Draft Grades: Mel Kiper Jr. Ranks Steelers High is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mel Kiper Jr. NFL Mock Draft 4.0: Houston Texans To Clean Up In 2014

Mel Kiper Jr. has released his updated, NFL Mock Draft 4.0. He projects the Houston Texans to clean up.
Via Gamedayr
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mel Kiper Jr.’s 2014 NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Johnny Manziel goes No. 1

NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. released his first mock draft for 2014, with Johnny Manziel going to the Houston Texans with pick No. 1.
Via Gamedayr
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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