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Kiper stacks the NFL draft's potential first-round QBs: Top five, plus risers from the weekend
What does Desmond Ridder do well? What about Malik Willis? Mel Kiper checks in on the top signal-caller prospects.
Kiper's Big Board rankings for the 2022 NFL draft: QB risers and fallers, plus new prospects in the top 25
Mel Kiper updates his rankings for next year's NFL draft, including big changes at QB, WR and more in the top 25 overall.
- HBCU prospects to have pre-NFL draft combine
- NFL draft draws 160K, points to 'brighter days'
- Eagles GM explains awkward NFL draft fist bump
- Stuard faced hard road to be Bucs' Mr. Irrelevant
Projected 2022 NFL draft order: Jaguars remain No. 1; Eagles could have three picks in top 10
Thanks to the Carson Wentz trade, the Eagles could have three top-10 picks. Here's how the ESPN Football Power Index sees Round 1.
Kiper's NFL draft mailbag: What's wrong with Spencer Rattler? How good is Matt Corral?
The Oklahoma quarterback has been inconsistent, while Ole Miss' signal-caller has been nearly flawless. Mel Kiper answers questions from readers.
Why having Trey Lance helps the 49ers prepare for Seahawks
The 49ers ranked 31st against rushing QBs in 2020, but Lance has the skill set to help them prepare for Russell Wilson and Kyler Murray.
What Cardinals' Kyler Murray, Jaguars' Trevor Lawrence could have made in NIL dollars
Murray was a two-sport star and a Heisman Trophy winner at Oklahoma, Lawrence a national champion at Clemson. Experts say both would have cashed in.
Kiper's NFL draft notebook: Sleepers, risers and the season's biggest surprises so far
Liberty quarterback Malik Willis looks even better, and these transfers are moving up draft boards. Mel Kiper looks ahead to next April's draft.
With the Bears facing the Bengals' Joe Burrow, the topic of starting Justin Fields rages on
Bears fans see rookie QBs starting elsewhere, so why wait on Fields? But it's not always that simple, as ESPN's Bears and Bengals reporters discuss.
Kiper and McShay's NFL draft primer for the college football season: Players and teams to watch
Could a non-quarterback be the No. 1 pick? Which under-the-radar prospects could rise? Mel and Todd preview the season.
Why Oregon DE Kayvon Thibodeaux is No. 1 on Kiper's big board
Mel Kiper Jr. lays out the reasons it's "highly probable" that Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux is the top pick in the 2022 NFL draft.
Kiper's new Big Board for the 2022 NFL draft: My favorite prospects and best at every position
How good is this quarterback class, and is there a clear top edge rusher? Mel Kiper updates his rankings ahead of the college football season.
An email changed James Morgan, and city of Green Bay's bleak QB history
The NFL's smallest market isn't exactly a hotbed for quarterback draft prospects, but James Morgan is hoping to change that. And it all started with a heartfelt sales pitch.
McShay's preseason top 50: His first rankings for the 2022 NFL draft
College football is right around the corner, and Todd McShay has six QBs, eight defensive backs and seven wide receivers in his preseason top-50 ranking of the 2022 NFL draft class.
Who could be the next out-of-nowhere QB to rocket up NFL draft boards?
Since the 2016 NFL draft, six quarterbacks from non-Power 5 programs have been selected in the first round, including two from FCS power North Dakota State (Carson Wentz, Trey Lance). Who could be next? Here are a handful of options.
Why Justin Fields is committed to trusting Bears' training camp 'process'
Training camp reps have not been evenly divided, but the rookie has taken a good amount of snaps for a second-string quarterback.
Hall of Fame WR Isaac Bruce sees greatness in Eagles' DeVonta Smith
The former Ram, who thrived with a slender frame similar to the Philadelphia receiver, says of the rookie: "I like everything about his game."
Run-heavy 49ers got a needed ground game refresh this offseason
The 49ers drafted running backs Trey Sermon and Elijah Mitchell as well as guards Aaron Banks and Jaylon Moore, not to mention mobile QB Trey Lance.
'Sticker shock': 49ers rookies warned about Bay Area housing cost
The average house in Santa Clara County sells for $1.96 million -- a lot more than in markets like Green Bay or Trey Lance's Marshall, Minnesota.
Projecting the top 10 picks in the 2022 NFL draft: The case for the Jets to be the NFL's worst team
With the 2021 NFL draft in the books, it's already time to look forward to 2022. Which teams project to be in line for top picks next year?
Bucs excited about potential of Tom Brady's possible successor, rookie Kyle Trask
Trask's first impression on his coach was strong. "I thought he was fantastic," Bruce Arians said of Trask's work at minicamp.
Kiper's 2022 NFL draft rankings: Top 25 prospects overall, plus the best at every position
Mel Kiper's first look at the Class of 2022 includes a pass-rusher at the top and three quarterbacks in the top 25.
Buffalo Bills' rookies will make an impact, but don't expect it right away
With a veteran roster among the AFC's best, even top picks Gregory Rousseau and Carlos Basham Jr. will have a hard time cracking the lineup.
Why Payton Turner at No. 28? Rookie has 'prototype' size Saints covet
At 6-foot-6 with a 35-inch wingspan, Turner has the size and length the Saints have long-sought in their defensive ends.
A promise kept: Philadelphia Eagles rookie honors late brother by making it to NFL
In 2008, Tarron Jackson made a vow to his dying older brother. And through football, the Eagles' sixth-round draft pick has kept Daron Jackson's spirit alive.
Leonard Williams knows New York Giants fans 'have a right to be upset' after another home loss
New York defensive lineman Leonard Williams made his presence felt Sunday vs. the Los Angeles Rams, but it wasn't near enough to satisfy disgruntled Giants fans, who booed the home team en route to another loss.
Patriots' Ja'Whaun Bentley swipes ball from Dak Prescott's hands to deny Cowboys
The Cowboys ran four plays from the 1-yard line, but Bentley's heads-up play on fourth down capped the goal-line for the Patriots defense.
Why the Bills are a smart bet on MNF
The Daily Wager crew explains why the Bills should cover the spread against the Titans on Monday Night Football.
Browns' Baker Mayfield, Donovan Peoples-Jones connect on Hail Mary to end first half
The Cleveland Browns connected on a Hail Mary touchdown as time expired in the first half.
Cousins throws TD pass in OT; Vikes beat Panthers 34-28
— Kirk Cousins completed a 27-yard touchdown pass to K.J. Osborn on the first possession of overtime to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a wild 34-28 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
K.J. Osborn chucks helmet, breaks out LeBron's celebration after walk-off TD
Kirk Cousins passes to K.J. Osborn, who does the rest on the Vikings' winning touchdown in overtime and celebrates with LeBron's "silencer."