Mock Draft 3.0: 3/25/20
Todd McShay and Daniel Dopp break down Mel Kipers Mock Draft 3.0 by discussing what he got right and what he got wrong. Plus, a bunch of listener questions!
Most Interesting Prospects & AFC South: 3/11/20
The crew discuss the most interesting prospects in the draft, including Jalen Hurts and Jonathan Taylor, plus a full breakdown of the AFC Souths draft needs.
Post-Combine & NFC South: 3/5/20
The guys recap their Combine takeaways including Isaiah Simmons and potential 2nd round QBs. Plus, breaking down what each NFC South squad should do in the draft.
The Combine Is Here: 2/24/20
It's the week of the NFL Combine and Todd, Mel and Chris preview what to expect this week and what really matters from the combine. They also chat about past players that had combines that stood out. Plus, the guys discuss what Mel is like when on the road.
Tua or False & NFC East: 2/20/20
The guys play a game of "Tua or False" after Kiper mocked him at #3 in his latest mock draft. Plus, a full breakdown of the draft needs for the entire NFC East.
The Tua Mystery & AFC East: 2/11/20
The guys breakdown the latest on Tua Tagovailoa and discuss which teams could be in play for him this April. Plus, breaking down each team's draft needs from the AFC East.
Biggest Differences: 2/6/20
Chris Sprow ask Mel and Todd their biggest differences in early round prospects, which one was REALLY the highest on Terry McLaurin last year and a robust mailbag.
Senior Bowl, QB Tiers & Lost Cell Phones: 1/28/20
Todd opens with a story about losing his cell phone at the Senior Bowl, we discuss the biggest risers and fallers from Mobile, did Justin Herbert's performance answer all the questions, the Jordan Love mystery and who is NFL comp is. Plus, we breakdown our current QB tiers.
Is Burrow NFL Ready?: 1/16/20
The crew discusses if Joe Burrow solidified his status as the #1 pick in the 2020 NFL draft, if Chase Young is as good as the Bosas', at what pick will the draft get interesting and #FirstDraft questions from Twitter.
McShay's First Mock, Burrow's Rise: 12/18/19
Todd, Mel & Chris break down McShay's first mock draft including Joe Burrow's rise to the top (1:35), Chase Young's talent (26:50) and more!
Draft Recap: 4/28/19
Mel, Todd and Chris break down everything from the draft and answer your mailbag questions.
Propped Up: 4/22/19
Mel, Todd and Chris throw around some draft related prop bets (3:02) and empty the mailbag (38:20) in the last podcast before the NFL Draft.
The Future Is Now: 4/22/19
Adam Schefter talks to Mel Kiper Jr.& Todd McShay about their impressions of this year's draft and their favorite draft memories (:54). Plus, Evan Kaplan dives into the statistical trends (40:37) and Adam catches up with Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins (46:55) and Stanford's Bryce Love (54:46).
Mel's Guy, Todd's Guy : 4/16/19
Mel Kiper Jr, Todd McShay and Chris Sprow select their favorite players in the Draft by position including QB (3:40), RB (5:25) and WR (8:00). Plus, your Mailbag questions.
Grade "A" Mock Drafts: 4/10/19
Kiper, McShay and Sprow discuss what the Cardinals might do with Rosen, and break down their Grade A mock drafts.
Dueling Mocks: 4/3/19
Mel, Todd & Chris compare their latest mock drafts, have an epic disagreement on one top QB prospect (21:05) and more. Plus, they preview the draft strategy for the Ravens (27:33), Steelers (31:58), Browns (35:46) and Bengals (38:42).
Let's Make A Deal?: 3/28/19
Mel, Todd & Chris break down the trade possibilities that make the most sense for teams leading up to the draft (:50), break down the draft strategy for the Cowboys (22:44), Eagles (27:12), Redskins (34:16) and Giants (39:13), and answer your mailbag questions (44:44).
Mel Kiper Jr.: 3/27/19
Russillo talks draft with Mel Kiper Jr. including the biggest disagreement he and McShay have, plus the first life advice guest joins the show.
Mel, Todd & Chris take a deep dive into the mailbag to answer a variety of questions. Plus, they examine the draft strategy for the Texans (30:29), Colts (35:22), Titans (42:01) and Jaguars (46:25).
Ripple Effects: 3/14/19
Mel, Todd & Chris discuss Kyler Murray's pro day (1:13), examine free agency's impact on the draft (11:49) and break down the draft strategy for the Bears (32:26), Vilkings (37:38), Packers (42:04) and Lions (45:39).
Combine Review: 3/5/19
Mel, Todd & Chris discuss what they took away from the combine, who made the best impression & more (1:34). Plus, they look at the draft strategy for the Chiefs (31:41), Chargers (36:32), Broncos (39:26) and Raiders (44:48).
From The Combine: 2/27/19
Mel, Todd & Chris share their combine memories (:58), break down the players with the most on the line at this year's event (4:34) and discuss the Draft strategy for the Saints (21:59), Falcons (25:07), Panthers (28:03) and Bucs (30:17). Plus, the guys dig into a mega combine mailbag (33:54).
Agents of Change: 2/20/19
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay & Chris Sprow debate whether it's smarter to build through free agency or the Draft THIS season (1:34), share their draft strategy for the Cardinals (25:41), 49ers (30:24), Seahawks (37:54) and Rams (42:38) and answer your #FirstDraft mailbag questions (49:15).
You Remind Me Of...: 2/15/19
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay & Chris Sprow discuss comps for this year's top prospects (1:34) and break down the draft needs for the Jets (18:15), Bills (25:11), Dolphins (32:56) and Patriots (40:30). Plus, they answer your #FirstDraft mailbag questions (49:11).
Todd's Mock: 2/7/19
Todd, Mel & Chris break down McShay's latest mock draft, examine potential first round QBs (2:04), go rapid-fire (18:43) and answer your mailbag questions (33:58).
Choose Your Weapon: 1/30/19
Mel, Todd & Chris break down the best offensive weapons in this year's draft at RB (1:10), WR (16:51), TE (23:03) and more. Plus, your #FirstDraft mailbag questions (32:12).
Todd McShay, Mel Kiper Jr. & Chris Sprow discuss the QB's who could make a splash at the draft (1:25), share their observations about players at the Senior Bowl (17:09), talk about some under-the-radar talent (23:44) and more. Plus, a loaded mailbag (35:45).
Mel's First Mock: 1/17/19
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay & Chris Sprow discuss Mel's first mock draft of the season, focus on Kyler Murray's potential (4:00), where the best skill position players will land (22:55), if this is the year the Patriots shoot for Tom Brady's NEXT heir apparent (28:00) and more. Plus, the guys run through a big mailbag (34:22).
First Glance: 9/6/18
Mel, Todd & Chris Sprow discuss the prospects they're keeping an eye on early this college football season.
Kiper, McShay and A.J. Green: 5/1/18
Before chatting with Bengals WR A.J. Green about his offseason and Cincy's draft class (29:35), Adam Schefter dishes with Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay about their draft grades, what to look forward to next season, the majesty of breakfast for dinner and much more (:31).
Draft Recap: 4/30/18
Mel, Todd and Chris put a bow on the 2018 draft by going through the best picks of all seven rounds, making their ROY picks, discussing the QB fits and much more.
Who is Baker Mayfield: 4/23/18
Marty talks with Heisman trophy winner and draft prospect Baker Mayfield about the highs and lows of his career. Plus, Ryan McGee joined Marty to chat about Mayfield.
Draft Buzz: 4/23/18
Mel, Todd and Chris discuss all of the buzz that they're hearing around the league as the first round gets closer, and Mel keeps it VERY real.
The Perfect Mock: 4/20/18
Mel and Todd alternate first round picks for all 32 teams to create the "perfect" mock.
Josh Rosen wants NEXT: 4/11/18
In an exclusive interview, the would-be franchise QB goes deep on the NCAA, contemplates the fate of the planet and answers the critics who think he's radioactive. By Sam Alipour.
NFL Draft Prop Bets: 4/10/18
Mel, Todd & Chris discuss several over/under prop bets from the NFL Draft including, QB's RB's and WR's drafted in the 1st & 2nd round, how many Alabama players will be drafted in the 1st round and more. Plus, the guys answer your mail bag questions.
Patriot Games: 4/5/18
Mel, Todd & Chris discuss what the Patriots could be up to after their most recent deal (1:00). Plus, they examine the strategy for the Browns (24:16), Bengals (29:46), Ravens (33:44) and Steelers (38:22).
Is it worth it?: 3/29/18
Mel, Todd and Chris discuss what Odell Beckham Jr.'s value is in terms of draft capital (:45). Plus, they break down the draft strategy of the 49ers (25:40), Cardinals (30:50), Seahawks (34:32) and Rams (37:49).
Jet Stream: 3/19/18
Mel, Todd & Chris break down the impact of the Jets moving up to No. 3 and more (1:53). Plus, they break down the strategy for the Broncos (28:04), Raiders (32:36), Chargers (34:26) & Chiefs (37:51).
Domino Effect: 3/12/18
Mel, Todd & Chris discuss the impact of a whirlwind weekend on their draft projections. Plus, a deep dive on the strategies of the Bucs (33:28), Falcons (39:10), Panthers (42:17) and Saints (45:27).
Money Makers: 3/5/18
Mel, Todd and Chris do a complete recap of the scouting combine, discuss the "money makers" from the weekend, and break down the strategy for the Colts (26:01), Texans (29:25), Titans (32:14) and Jaguars (36:02).
Combine Preview: 2/27/18
Todd McShay, Mel Kiper Jr., and Chris Sprow break down everything to watch for at the combine (:56) and examine the approach for the Bears (27:59), Packers (33:10), Lions (37:17) and Vikings (41:59).
The Best Route: 2/22/18
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow debate the merits of free agency vs. the draft for some teams (2:20), plus they break down the draft strategy for the Jets (27:44), Dolphins (33:30), Bills (39:32) and Patriots (43:56).
Top To Top: 2/13/18
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss whether the top of the Big Board should correlate to the top of the draft and more (1:36). Plus, the guys start their team breakdowns with the Giants (24:33), Redskins (27:52), Cowboys (31:50) and Eagles (35:35).
McShay Mock Draft 2.0: 2/6/18
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss Todd's Mock Draft 2.0, the deepest positions in this year's draft, a Super Bowl LII recap and the guys answer your mailbag questions.
Trade ramifications: 1/31/18
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss the ripple effects of the Alex Smith trade (1:00), weigh in on what was learned at the Senior Bowl (19:15), debate the under-the-radar risers (33:48) and more.
Calling Signals: 1/23/18
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow examine the quarterbacks in this year's class, debate which teams have the biggest need at the position and much more.
Mel's First Mock: 1/19/18
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow break down the intricacies of Mel's first mock, explore some of the names you're less familiar with, discuss the QB rush and more.
From The Top: 1/9/18
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss the strategy at the top of the draft (10:45), look at some of the best non-quarterbacks in the class (31:00) and more.
Happy New Year!: 12/5/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow kick off Draft season by examining some of the best QBs (3:30), RBs (22:30), Offensive tackles (29:00) and pass rushers (33:15) in this year's class.
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek: 10/30/17
First Draft shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, Dan & Dave.
Scot McCloughan, Former Redskins GM: 8/23/17
Former Redskins GM Scot McCloughan discusses what he's been up to, his thoughts on various QB & RB situations around the league, his thoughts on the 2018 QB class and more.
Immediate Impact: 5/1/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss the draftees who will have the biggest immediate impact in the league, the best sleepers from the Draft and more.
Make Your Head Explode: 4/24/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Chris Sprow and Todd McShay discuss the draft day decisions that could shock the NFL world, weigh in on "The Clean 7" and share their final analysis before Thursday's first round.
Like A Glove: 4/18/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss the best fits for the top prospects in the draft. Plus, an in-depth explanation of why Mel's assessment of Jimmy Clausen is the reason for Cam Newton's success.
Rising Up: 4/13/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay & Chris Sprow discuss the players that have risen and fallen the most throughout the draft process. Plus, they chat with top prospect Myles Garrett.
Three For The Win: 4/4/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss their top three players at each position and break down the draft strategy for the Falcons, Rams, Vikings & Patriots.
The Comps: 3/30/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay & Chris Sprow discuss the best comparisons for the top players in the draft and break down the strategy for the Chiefs, Cowboys, Packers & Steelers.
Don't Sleep On Me: 3/22/17
Mel Kiper Jr, Todd McShay & Chris Sprow discuss the day 3 sleepers to keep an eye on and examine the draft strategy of the Giants, Raiders, Texans & Seahawks.
Free Agency's Impact: 3/15/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow examine free agency's impact on draft boards, go through Todd's latest mock and go in depth on the Bucs, Broncos, Lions & Dolphins.
Combine Review: 3/8/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow share their biggest takeaways from the NFL Draft Combine and break down the strategy for the Eagles, Colts, Ravens and Redskins.
Getting Defensive: 3/2/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss the best players at each defensive position and break down the Draft day strategy of the Bengals, Bills, Saints & Cardinals.
The Best Around: 2/22/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss the best prospects at each offensive position and break down the draft strategy of the Titans, Jets, Chargers and Panthers.
Back To Where They Once Belonged?: 2/16/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss potential landing spots for the top running backs in the draft and start their team-by-team breakdowns with Cleveland, San Francisco, Chicago and Jacksonville.
QB Musical Chairs: 2/10/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow play "QB musical chairs," delve into Todd's latest mock draft and debate which team is most likely to reach for a quarterback early.
Senior Citizens: 2/1/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow share their impressions from the Senior Bowl, discuss their evaluations for the quarterbacks in this year's draft and much more.
Mel's First Mock: 1/20/17
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow examine Mel's first mock draft of the season and debate about the projections for several high-profile prospects.
'16 And Counting: 1/4/17
Mel Kiper, Todd McShay and Chris Sprow explain how the biggest story in NFL Draft history came out of last year's picks, look ahead to the early-entries of 2017 and more.
Todd's First Mock: 12/16/16
Todd McShay, Mel Kiper Jr. and Chris Sprow dig into Todd's first mock draft of the season and examine what all 32 teams could be looking to do come Draft day.
First Glance: 11/30/16
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow dissect how the top of the draft order could take shape and debate the prospects those teams could be most keen on come draft day.
Halfway There: 11/9/16
Chris Sprow, Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. debate which rookies have been the most valuable so far, juniors who could have a big impact on the 2017 draft and much more.
Crisis Du Jour: 10/24/16
Chris Sprow, Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. discuss the best college environments, the poor QBs coming through the college pipeline, under-the-radar players to watch and more.
The Ones: 10/5/16
Chris Sprow, Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr., discuss and debate their top college teams and top NFL prospects at this point in the season.
Stars Are Aligned: 9/21/16
Chris Sprow, Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Travis Haney discuss the top prospects in each college conference and much more.
First Impressions: 9/7/16
Chris Sprow, Mel Kiper Jr., and Todd McShay discuss the rookies to watch on the eve of Week 1 and discuss the impact of opening week in college football on their big boards.
The Next Generation: 8/19/16
Chris Sprow, Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Travis Haney discuss the breakout players, most loaded teams and other things to watch entering the 2016 season.
Final Exam: 5/2/16
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow discuss their favorite and least favorite draft classes, debate the best selections and pick their favorites for rookie of the year.
Class Superlatives: 4/25/16
Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Chris Sprow nominate their superlatives for the 2016 draft class as the first round rapidly approaches.
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