Found April 27, 2012 on
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Mel Kiper Jr.
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Thursday night finally rolled in and the draft was here. The actual begining of the 2012-2013 NFL season. Some people say it is the preseason and some say the regular season, but I say it is draft night. And no I don’t count free agency signing season as the begining, sorry but watching teams over pay for a bunch of washed up has beens is not the way the season can start. We use that as the ending of the previous season. Who really cares that Peyton Manning got a 5 year/$96 million contract?
With popcorn in a bowl to my side, drink on the end table, and the laptop in my lap. I was set to have a great night, IT’S FOOTBALL BABY!!! I sit there and listen to Boomer, Gruden, and Kiper Jr. As I have stated in the past, Mel Kiper Jr is a joke. For some one who ESPN claims is a drafting guru since 1984, he doesn’t really know squat.
John Gruden – was very informative and pushed his opinions on the other two. Seemed to be a better draft expert then Mel Kiper Jr. Was the best part ...
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This ESPN NFL Draft video from back in 1996 is an absolute gem. It’s pretty long so I’ll give you the points that you need to jump to in order to get to the good stuff.
45 second mark: Joe Theismann says, “I do think that Lawrence Phillips is a good pick here”. Great call on that one Joe, I see why all of the networks were so elated to keep you on air. Using the logic...
The ESPN NFL Draft set was never more animated than when the analysts began discussing quarterback prospect Russell Wilson.
Early in the third round, the only quarterback taken on the second day was Brock Osweiler. ESPN showed draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.’s quarterback board, and he said Wilson was more of a fourth-round prospect. Kiper’s big knock against Wilson is his size...
Mel Kiper Jr. is the premiere NFL Draft analyst in the world, he also has the best hair of anyone in sports the sports news world (See Below). He has served as an analyst for ESPN's annual NFL draft coverage since 1984, providing in-depth information on the nation's potential draft picks. What being said, what the hell is he doing hawking women's charm bracelets...
The Denver Broncos shocked the world by drafting Maurice Clarett in the third round in 2005. He has since gone from big time running back to armchair quarterback. Clarett, whose off-the-field trouble derailed any chance he had of enjoying a successful NFL career, decided to utilize Twitter during the first two days of this year's NFL draft, and he's been very opinionated...
Updated April 26, 2012
ABOUT MIKE: Mike was the 2009 NFL Mock Draft Champion according to TheHuddleReport.com, predicting 11 of the top 15 picks. The annual competition includes the mock drafts of ALL of the most highly regarded and high profile NFL draft experts in the country, including Mel Kiper Jr, Todd McShay, Charlie Casserly and Rich Gosselin, among others. Mike finished 4th...
This yrs #1 pick Andrew LuckRead the headline again.Think about it.And read what I'm about to say before you pass judgement.The NFL Draft is the 2nd most overhyped, over-produced event in all of football.Number 1: College Signing Day.Yeah, sure, my NFL crazed friends are already saying: "You are out of your mind". "Draft day should be a holiday". "It...