Despite injuries, Harrell and Bush return to Big Board

Defensive backs Jason Allen and Antonio Cromartie returned from season-ending injuries and were first-round picks in the 2006 NFL draft. Mel Kiper has two players on this week's Big Board despite the fact they won't play again this season.

Updated: September 28, 2006, 9:40 AM ET
By Mel Kiper Jr. | Special to ESPN.com
The names at the top of my Big Board have remained pretty much the same the first month of the season, although one player who dropped out of the top 10 is Michigan State quarterback Drew Stanton. This week, there are three new players on the board and two who have resurfaced despite being out with season-ending injuries.


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Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst