Commentary

Mel Kiper's final 2010 Big Board

Originally Published: April 21, 2010
By Mel Kiper Jr. | ESPN.com

This won't get a lot of the discussion this week. For one, it's quite similar to last week -- with the workouts and reports done -- there aren't many changes before the draft. And the final mock draft will be out tomorrow, so keep an eye out for that.

As always, the Big Board is a statement on overall draft value, so it should be kept in context as you evaluate your draft, not as a suggestion of the order of picks, but as a look at overall value based on where those picks are being made. So here we go with the final Board before the actual picks:


Big Board Bar

Analysis: Explosive, relentless and consistent. Last week: No. 1

2
DT
6-4
297

Analysis: Disruptive force. Productive NFL career ahead. Last week: No. 2

3
DB
5-11
203

Analysis: Ultimate playmaker in the Ed Reed mold. Last week: No. 3

Analysis: Accurate, under-center experience, competitive and tough. Last week: No. 4

5
QB
6-4
223

Analysis: Underrated arm, great feel for position, super accurate. Last week: No. 5


Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst