Every year it seems like Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay spend days arguing over who are the best rookies to draft. Both “experts” make a big board and criticize teams for their draft picks before the rookies ever play a game. Throughout the season we will keep track of how many times each rookie makes this list and see if Kiper and McShay know what they are talking about.
However, Kiper and McShay never have a segment where they look back at their advice and see where they were right and wrong… Of course their experts! Neither is ever actually graded and by time the NFL season is underway, nobody remembers which athletes were highly recommended by either commentator.
Here is a look at the top rookies from week 1, and how both analysts felt about those players during draft time.
QB: Robert Griffin III: Griffin may have had the best opening day of any quarterback in the NFL. The Baylor Bear led the lowly Redskins into the toughest stadium in America, the Superdome, and left with the vi...