- Mel Kiper Jr., Football analyst
While we're still awaiting an official declaration from Johnny Manziel on whether he plans to enter the 2014 NFL draft, he's certainly hinted at which way he's leaning. On Thursday, Manziel told reporters, "In my mind, I think I am [ready]." I think the NFL is ready to welcome him, especially given the number of teams that currently need an upgrade at quarterback.
So given where Manziel is in the decision-making process -- not declared but indicating there's a good chance he'll make the jump -- let's look at current strengths and weaknesses and where he could be selected in the draft in May.
With Johnny Manziel seemingly ready to declare for the NFL draft, Mel Kiper evaluates his current stock. If things go well in the evaluation process, Johnny Football could end up a top-10 pick on draft day.