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.

Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst