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Bud Dupree could be Steelers' best option if they go pass-rusher in first round

ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said Thursday that it might make more sense for the Pittsburgh Steelers to use their first-round pick on a cornerback instead of an outside linebacker. He based the opinion on players who could be available at No. Show More Summary

Mel Kiper NFL Mock Draft 2015: Notable Picks from ESPN Guru's 2nd Mock

NFL draft season doesn't officially kick off until the scouting combine in Indianapolis starting on February 17, but for outside observers, the release of a new mock draft from ESPN's Mel Kiper is all they need to get in the spirit. On February 11, Kiper finally unveiled his second mock draft. Show More Summary

Todd McShay projects Panthers to take an offensive tackle

ESPN draft insider Todd McShay and colleague Mel Kiper Jr. agree that the Carolina Panthers will take an offensive tackle with the 25th pick of the NFL draft. They disagree on the player. Kiper Jr. had Carolina taking Stanford guard Andrus Peat. Show More Summary

USC's Leonard Williams projected No. 3 pick in NFL mock draft

USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams is projected as the No. 3 pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2015 NFL draft, according to ESPN analyst Mel Kiper’s mock draft.

Jameis Winston tops Mel Kiper's first NFL mock draft

Kiper has Mariota going at No. 2 to the Titans, followed by DE Leonard Williams to the Jaguars with the third pick. It's everyone's favorite time of the year -- Mock Draft season -- and ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. released his first Mock Draft of the 2015 draft on Thursday. Show More Summary

Mel Kiper NFL Mock Draft 2015: Notable Picks from ESPN Guru's First Mock

With 28 NFL teams working to build their rosters for 2015, most eyes are already focused on the offseason. One of the great traditions each year around this time is the release of ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper's first mock draft. Unquestionably...Show More Summary

Chiefs are a year too late addressing WR void

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. suggested this week that the Kansas City Chiefs should select multiple wide receivers in next year's NFL draft. While that's an excellent idea, I wonder whether the Chiefs aren't a yearShow More Summary

NFL Draft Watch: Is there an elite QB in 2015? Not everyone convinced

Not everyone is convinced that either Oregon's Marcus Mariota or Florida State's Jameis Winston — or any other quarterback who might be available in the 2015 NFL draft — will become a franchise quarterback. ESPN's Mel Kiper has beenShow More Summary

USC's Cody Kessler Emerging as One of 2015 NFL Draft's Top Quarterback Prospects

The consensus among media draft analysts, from ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay (both subscription required) to CBS Sports’ Rob Rang and Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller, is that Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Florida State’s Jameis Winston...Show More Summary

Mel Kiper drops Jameis Winston on his big board 22 spots for shouting internet meme

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SUPERFANTASTIC GINORMOUS HOLY CAPTAIN NEMO BATMAN NEWS from the NFL Draft world today. Mel Kiper Jr. dropped Jameis Winston 22 spots on his Big Board from #3 to #25 overall for the 2015 NFL Draft.  Stop the presses! I’ll give you a moment to collect yourselves. Show More Summary

Texans climb post-draft Power Rankings

Though the Houston Texans finished last in the NFL, earning the first overall draft pick, their selections last week have people encouraged. After a draft to which Mel Kiper gave an A- for value and need, the Texans have risen to 26th...Show More Summary

San Francisco 49ers: Ranking the 12 2014 Draft Picks

The San Francisco 49ers came out of the 2014 NFL draft with one of the top classes in the league. ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. gave the 49ers the top grade of the draft, and he’s not alone in singing the praises of Trent Baalke and the front...Show More Summary

Kiper says Bengals' draft is a success

CINCINNATI -- The Bengals avoided making too many splash picks in this year's NFL draft, but the selections they did make still earned high marks from ESPN draft insider Mel Kiper Jr. In Kiper's post-draft grades published Sunday, the Bengals trended on the positive side of the curve. Show More Summary

Kiper gives the Cardinals’ draft a ‘B’

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Less than 24 hours after the NFL draft concluded, the Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 draft class has been rated better than average. ESPN NFL draft Insider Mel Kiper Jr. gave the Cardinals’ haul a "B." His grades for all 32Show More Summary

Mel Kiper Jr. grades the Steelers' draft

PITTSBURGH -- Count Mel Kiper Jr. among those who think the Steelers hit it big in a draft they had to get right. The Steelers were one of just five teams that received an "A" grade from the ESPN analyst following the NFL draft, oneShow More Summary

Kiper gives Bills low marks in draft

Happy Mother's Day -- and welcome to the day after the draft. It's the traditional time to assign letter grades to teams' draft hauls and this year is no different. ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.'s draft grades are posted and the Buffalo Bills did not fare well. Kiper gave the Bills a "C-minus," the second-lowest grade of any team. Show More Summary

Mel Kiper Jr. grades the Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins’ 2014 draft is in the books. After months of speculation and projections, Dolphins first-year general manager Dennis Hickey made his selections in an effort to improve the team. ESPN NFL draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. provided his grades for all 32 teams Sunday. Show More Summary

Mel Kiper Jr. grades the Lions

It was a draft that started with criticism on Thursday night and ended with the feeling of an average draft -- not an average draft for the Detroit Lions, which isn't always good, but an average draft for an average NFL team. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr., who does this every year, feels similarly. Show More Summary

Mel Kiper Jr. gives Saints a C-plus

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. handed out his grades for the 2014 draft. He gave the New Orleans Saints a barely above average mark of C-plus (tied for 24th in the NFL). I don’t necessarily agree with the mark. I thought the Saints...Show More Summary

Kiper grades: B-minus fair for Falcons

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. distributed his draft grades for all 32 NFL teams on Sunday. In terms of evaluating the Falcons, Kiper gave general manager Thomas Dimitroff and crew a B-minus in the end. He praised the picks of offensive...Show More Summary

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