NASHVILLE — “Who in the hell is Mel Kiper?”
Over two decades have passed since former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Tobin spat out those words on live television about ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.
As one of the best and longest-tenured in draft analysis, Kiper’s mock drafts are gospel for football fans looking for the next “Name To Know” as the offseason hope trafficking wears on. In Version 1.0, the Tennessee Titans landed pass rusher Yetur Gross-Matos at 29th overall.
Broke down QBs, potential running backs and what to do on the offensive line. https://t.co/fat56mVCd7
— The Midday 180 (@Midday180) February 17, 2020
But, what solutions does Kiper see for other positions of need?
Kiper joined 104.5 The Zone’s Midday 180 on Monday afternoon and laid out mid-to-late round solutions to replace running back Derrick Henry, reasonable options for a back-up quarterback and a Mike Vrabel comparison on the edge that also hails from Big 10 Country. Kiper shares his knowledge on those scenarios and each of Tennessee’s positional needs ahead of the player-picking this April in Vegas as only he can.
Listen to the full interview above…
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