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Kiper's Mel Bag: Pryor benefits

Kiper debates Terrelle Pryor, John Brantley and Ryan Mallett and throws out some picks

Updated: May 12, 2010, 8:32 PM ET
By Mel Kiper Jr. | ESPN Insider
Getty ImagesTerrelle Pryor has a lot to improve upon, but he's no Tim Tebow. (And that's good.)

For the last week, I've been busy working on draft reviews, but since the draft, I also released my first Big Board for 2011, which has Jake Locker on top. Today in the mailbag, I wanted to answer a few questions about some players who aren't on the Big Board -- Terrelle Pryor and John Brantley are a couple of them -- address some possible sleepers to get the ball rolling there and then discuss some follow-ups to the 2010 NFL draft, such as picks for rookies of the year on offense and defense.

And yes, I even address JaMarcus Russell, whom I did really like as a pro prospect. Do I think there's a career out there for him in the NFL? Well, I'll get into it. I love the give-and-take on draft topics, the disagreements (Clausen, anyone?) and endless debate, so keep firing off the questions. Can't get to them all, but lots here this week, so read on.


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Mel Kiper Jr.

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