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Kiper's 2018 NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Browns take a QB, but not one you'd guess
Mel has Josh Rosen to the Giants as Eli Manning's successor, but the UCLA star isn't the first quarterback off the board. Here's Kiper's first projection of picks 1-32 for the 2018 draft.
Kiper's 2018 Big Board and position rankings: Big changes in top 25
Baker Mayfield is included in Mel Kiper's latest ranking of the top prospects for next year's draft, but Roquan Smith made the biggest move in the top 25. We have updated position rankings, too.
Who's going to draft a QB in April? Rating all 32 NFL teams' chances
The 2018 NFL draft class is rich with quarterback talent. Which teams will go for the top-tier guys in Round 1? Which will wait until Day 3? Which aren't even in the market? NFL Nation reporters evaluate interest throughout the league.
Underclassmen who declared for 2018 NFL draft
Among the star underclassmen who announced their intention to enter the draft: quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen and Josh Allen. Here's the full list.
2018 NFL draft order: Top 28 picks set
The Browns have the most draft capital, with two of the top four picks. The order for most of the other eliminated teams is set, too. Here's a rundown of who has the top 28 picks, with projections for the rest.
Kiper's mock draft: Pass-rusher for Packers, but they need more than one
A first-round pass-rusher seems a good bet for the Packers. Mel Kiper Jr.'s first mock draft predicts they'll take UT San Antonio's Marcus Davenport.
Josh Rosen or Sam Darnold is a choice for Giants in this Mel Kiper scenario
The Giants will take a long look at quarterbacks with the No. 2 overall pick, and they might have their choice between Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold.
Lamar Jackson works on NFL draft prep and has message for skeptics
Some question whether Lamar Jackson can actually play quarterback in the NFL. The former Louisville QB -- and his coach -- have no doubts.
McShay says Allen is physically talented.
Todd McShay explains why Wyoming QB Josh Allen is one of the most physically talented quarterbacks in terms of frame, mobility and arm strength and explains concerns he has about Allen heading into the NFL draft.
Browns could lock up offense with Barkley and Allen.
Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay like Saquon Barkley for the Browns at the 4th pick in the draft if they get the quarterback they want at number 1.
More important for Colts at No. 3: Pass-rusher or running back?
The Colts will have a lot of good options with the No. 3 pick and could address their pass rush or provide a weapon for Andrew Luck.
Mel Kiper Jr.'s first mock draft sees Broncos fill biggest need
The Broncos believe they won't get better until their quarterback does, and in USC's Sam Darnold they would get one with plenty of upside at No. 5.
Drafting top-tier CB is next-best option for Cardinals after QB
Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson would be a suitable pick if Arizona stands pat at No. 15, and that's what Mel Kiper Jr. projects in his first mock draft.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Chargers taking DT Da'Ron Payne in first mock draft
With the Chargers needing help stopping the run, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. has the team selecting Alabama DT Da'Ron Payne with the No. 17 pick.
Should Kirk Cousins leave, Mel Kiper Jr. projects Baker Mayfield to Redskins
In his first mock draft, Mel Kiper Jr. has the Redskins taking the Heisman winner in Round 1 to replace Kirk Cousins, should he leave via free agency.
Josh Allen a mild surprise at No. 1, but Kiper's mock has Browns with a steal at No. 4
Taking the Wyoming quarterback instead of the more highly regarded Josh Rosen or Sam Darnold might be a surprising move for the Browns.
Why Kiper ranks Allen ahead of Darnold.
Mel Kiper explains that Josh Allen finished the season stronger than Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen, which propelled him to be his projected No. 1 pick.
McShay disagrees with Kiper's QB pick for Giants.
The only change Todd McShay would make to Mel Kiper's mock draft top five is moving QB Sam Darnold up to the No. 2 overall pick.
Kiper predicts Redskins to draft Mayfield.
With the questions surrounding Kirk Cousins, Mel Kiper likes Baker Mayfield to go to Washington as the No. 13 pick in the 2018 draft.
Kiper says Rosen is NFL ready.
If drafted to the Giants at No. 2 overall, Mel Kiper could see Josh Rosen starting very early in his career, as he is the smartest QB in the 2018 draft.
Kiper expects Browns to draft Allen.
Mel Kiper breaks down the top five picks of his mock draft, and predicts QB Josh Allen will go No. 1 overall to the Browns.
2018 NFL draft QB class primer: Everything you need to know about Rosen, Mayfield, Darnold and more
Scouting reports, insight from NFL personnel and what's next -- we've got it all on the best signal-callers in this year's draft. Catch up on the most-talked-about class in years.
Mel Kiper, Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss the strategy at the top of the 2018 draft and evaluate the best non-quarterbacks in the class.
PHILADELPHIA – Pat Shurmur is reportedly headed to New York at the end of the Vikings season to become the Giants next head coach. One of the more pressing situations awaiting him will be coming up with a plan for the team’s quarterbacks in 2018.
The Jaguars want to make Tom Brady uncomfortable by constantly getting in his face, a strategy that has worked against the QB in the past.
The battle to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl will be fought in the trenches, where Brandon Graham could set the tone for Philadelphia's defense.
The Vikings gave up the fewest points and yards per game during the regular season, but the Eagles might actually have the edge playing at home.
Robby Anderson was one of the few bright spots for the Jets in 2017, but another arrest means the 24-year-old has no room left for error in New York.
Seeking a mentor in learning the NFL ropes, Jags exec Tony Khan found one in the Pats' Bill Belichick, who twice recommended Doug Marrone as a coach.