Mock Draft 3.0: Splitting differences
Will it be Suh, McCoy or a surprise? Todd and Mel make their picks
It's fair to say that defensive prospects continue to dominate regardless of who is projecting the early stages of the 2010 NFL draft. But a wrench has been thrown into previous suggestions that the top of the draft would be a decision between a pair of defensive linemen, and both Mel Kiper and Todd McShay have added several surprises to the top 10.
Both of our draft experts have changed their top pick, and even as a deeper consensus forms as teams address some needs through free agency, the two are split on over two-thirds of the first-round picks.
Some differences include where Earl Thomas could land, Jimmy Clausen's stock and how a deep group of tackles stacks up. But perhaps as no surprise, Kiper and McShay agree on an unconventional choice by the Raiders.
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