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Mel Kiper said he’d retire in 2018 if Jimmy Clausen wasn’t a successful NFL QB – well, here we are…

Let us be the first to wish Mel Kiper Jr. a happy retirement. What, you didn’t realize Kiper was calling it quits? That’s probably because it’s been awhile since Mel’s official announcement way back in 2010. If your memory needs to be...Show More Summary

There are reasons to like Josh Allen. ‘He just wins games’ does not apply.

He’s a promising athlete who could become a great QB. That’s about it! Longtime ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has Wyoming QB Josh Allen mocked as the No. 1 pick. Also: I like what Mel Kiper says about Josh Allen's 56-percent completion mark. Show More Summary

Today's NFL draft hysteria? You can thank Mel Kiper Jr. and Joel Buchsbaum for that

What is now a national obsession and one of the biggest days on the sports calendar was once mocked as a trivial obsession for two devoted — and very different — NFL draft analysts of yore. You can’t tell the story of the draft’s incredible rise from afterthought to prominence without giving the original NFL draftniks their proper due: Mel Kiper Jr. Show More Summary

Trey Wingo on Hosting ESPN First Round Draft Coverage, and Mel Kiper Not Needing a Computer

10 months agoSports : The Big Lead

Wingo will take over for Berman on the first night of the NFL Draft next week.

Mel Kiper gets a B for telling every team how to get an A in his latest NFL mock draft

There were some questionable picks, but not many. In Mel Kiper’s latest mock draft, he goes three full rounds and makes each pick based on what each team really needs. Kiper approaches the whole mock draft with choices that would earn each team an A, and we’re inclined to disagree on some of his selections. Show More Summary

Mel Kiper’s Top 10 NFL Draft Blunders

10 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

It’s April, meaning it’s time for Mel Kiper to be being cryogenically unfrozen to call the NFL Draft for ESPN for the 33rd year in a row. When you’ve been on a job that long, it’s only natural to make your share of mistakes along the way. Show More Summary

Mel Kiper and Todd McShay's dueling 2-round NFL mock drafts have some striking differences

The two draft analysts don’t agree on the direction a few teams will go in the first two rounds. Some NFL teams have enough needs that it makes it difficult to project what direction they’ll go in the first round. That was the case for...Show More Summary

Mel Kiper’s 3rd 2017 mock draft has the 49ers going defense instead of QB with No. 2 pick

Kiper also has the Browns taking a quarterback, but not with the first pick. While college players are participating in drills at their pro days, ESPN’s Mel Kiper continues to predict where some of them will land in the 2017 NFL Draft. Show More Summary

Mel Kiper’s 2nd NFL mock draft has no DeShone Kizer in the 1st round

Kiper thinks that defense will be a priority near the top of the draft, even for teams that need quarterbacks. ESPN’s Mel Kiper released his second mock draft on Wednesday, and he is projecting most of the teams at the top of the draft — even the ones that need quarterbacks — to focus on defense. Show More Summary

NFL 2016 Draft Thursday Recap

NFL 2016 Draft Thursday Recap Sir Roger of Goodell to speaketh. ?NFL Draft 2016 is now. After 362 days underground, Mel Kiper Jr. appeared, saw his pompadour shadow, declared 3 straight days of football. “The Los Angeles Rams are on the clock.” NFL 2016 Draft is now reality. In political/global news, everyone except Rams Coach […]

NFL Combine shakes up Mel Kiper's 3rd 2016 mock draft

Free agency could bring more changes to draft strategy after the new league year begins. With the NFL Combine in the rearview mirror, we now know more about this year's crop of rookie prospects. Of course all the free agency dominoes...Show More Summary

This Story about Ohio State’s Joey Bosa Shows Everything That’s Wrong with College Sports

Joey Bosa could be the No. 1 pick in this April’s NFL draft. ESPN’s Mel Kiper, who has the junior Ohio State defensive end at the top of his first mock draft, says Bosa “has the upside of a star.” Bosa is already a huge star on the Ohio State campus, where he’s been one of the Buckeyes’ best players since his freshman season in 2013. Show More Summary

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Four Pac-12 Players Predicted To Be Picked In First Round Of NFL Draft

NFL mock draft coverage has kicked into high gear this week. Mel Kiper released his first 2016 NFL mock draft, showcasing the top 32 college football players he feels will get picked in the first round. His report on predicts that four players from the Pac-12 will get selected early and that national champion... Show More Summary

Mel Kiper's 1st 2016 NFL mock draft has Browns taking QB to replace Johnny Manziel

Draft season is here! Some lucky NFL fans are still able to watch their teams compete in the playoffs. For everyone else, the focus has already turned to next season and the future. Luckily for them, ESPN's Mel Kiper has put out his first mock draft for 2016. Of course, it's still very early in the process. Show More Summary

Defense dominates Mel Kiper's first 2016 big board

Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa tops the list. The 2015 NFL Draft concluded less than two weeks ago, but already ESPN's Mel Kiper has released the first iteration of his 2016 NFL Draft big board. Ohio State's Joey Bosa tops the defense-dominated...Show More Summary

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