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ESPN experts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay keep tabs on the NFL draft throughout the year.

ESPN experts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay keep tabs on the NFL draft throughout the year.


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ESPN experts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay keep tabs on the NFL draft throughout the year.






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Most Underrated Picks

Mel Kiper Jr and Chris Sprow go through all 32 teams and name the most underrated player selected by each team in last week's draft


NFL Draft: Round One Reveals

Round one of the 2020 NFL Draft is in the books! The virtual draft made us extremely familiar with Commissioner Roger Goodell's basement, and quarterbacks like Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa have found new homes in Cincinnati and Miami, respectively. Mike Golic Jr. reacts to all of the standout moments from the first night.


NFL Draft Day Drama

The NFL Draft is finally here! Tonight, all of the big questions will be answered. Questions like, how is this online format going to work? Even if there are no hackers, how will teams make decisions remotely, with no war room? What will the draft board possibly look like at the end of round one? ESPN's Field Yates breaks down draft strategies and potential complications. Plus, he previews some big names he expects to be picked in the first round.


Tiger King: Joe Burrow's Journey to the Bengals

"With the first pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals select...Joe Burrow, quarterback, LSU." It's a sentence we'll most likely hear this Thursday night. What kind of pressure -- and team -- is Cincy about to thrust upon the Heisman Trophy-winning star? ESPN's Ben Baby digs deep into Burrow's football story to find out. Plus, he sets the scene in Ohio, where a long history of disappointment has left Bengals fans hungry for success.


NFL Draft Props

Mel Kiper and Chris Sprow break down their favorite 2020 NFL Draft prop bets including how many QBs go in the first round and who goes first between Love & Herbert.


Jerry Jeudy's Road to the NFL Draft

Poised to be the No. 1 wide receiver picked in this year's NFL Draft, Alabama's Jerry Jeudy is sought after for his speed and explosiveness. He has also endured family tragedy alongside football success. Following the loss of his 7-year-old sister, Jeudy became a college star, and is now preparing to enter the NFL. Ahead of Thursday's first round, ESPN's Liz Merrill shares Jeudy's story.


ESPN Daily's 2020 NFL Draft Preview

With live competitions mostly canceled, the 2020 NFL Draft is not only happening this Thursday, but it's rallying the sports world in an even bigger way than usual. We'll find out where prospects like QBs Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa, and Jordan Love will land, and we'll see a whole new approach as draft prospects work from home like so many of us. ESPN analyst (and pumpkin-pie-for-breakfast lover) Mel Kiper Jr. has covered the draft for decades. He breaks down this year's draft class,...


The Godfather, The Original

Mel Kiper, Jr. joins Kevin Negandhi on the week of the NFL Draft to discuss what a virtual draft process means for talent evaluation, Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert, the abundance of high-end defensive talent, how he nearly landed a job with the Colts early in his career and urging Frank Caliendo to do a Todd McShay impression.


Kiper's Sleepers

This week's podcast is all about #KiperSleepers. The guys discuss over 50 prospects in this rapid fire breakdown of Day 3 rookies who could make an impact in the NFL.


7th Round Pick Spouse

Todd McShay joins Kevin Negandhi to talk NFL draft. The guys discuss how the NFL is handling the draft process during a pandemic, the two things every team is worried about, the latest on the class of quarterbacks, a $5,000 Jordan Love bet (11:06), the three things that distinguish Joe Burrow (19:44) and players no one is talking about. Plus, Todd on his relationship with Mel Kiper, Jr. (36:06), the skit he did with Frank Caliendo and reporting on the draft from an empty house.


Dueling Superteams

Mel and Todd breakdown their latest superteams mock draft which is comprised entirely of rookies! See more on their rosters at


Mock Draft 3.0

Todd McShay and Daniel Dopp break down Mel Kiper's 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

The crew discuss the most interesting prospects in the draft, including Jalen Hurts and Jonathan Taylor, plus a full breakdown of the AFC South's draft needs.


Post-Combine & NFC South

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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.