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Mel Kiper Jr.

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Wood Chipper, May 1, 2011.

  1. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    Does anyone feel like they can do his job? It isnt that hard to predict the first round of the draft and say how you like every guy for a certain team on ESPN.
     
  2. GWheels

    GWheels Cheesehead

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    I prefer Mike Mayock from NFLN. I just like the way he studies and views players. I was pretty impressed how he was predicting what guy a team would take next even into the 6th round.
     
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  3. FrankRizzo

    FrankRizzo Cheesehead

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    Mayock
    Kiper
    Everyone else
    McShay
     
  4. Guacamole

    Guacamole Cheesehead

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    I could n\ot do his job or ay other nut case sports "expert" job.That being said,,,,,Jr tells what everyone wants to hear
     
  5. Future

    Future He did WHAT?

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    Instead of always saying how every kid is good and has great potential, I'd like to hear more thoughts on who they think will bust. Going by ESPN's draft analysis, every team got seven guys who will almost all help the team in some way and we know that never happens.
     
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  6. packerstl101

    packerstl101 Cheesehead

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    ive never liked kiper jr, or mcshay
     
  7. Big E

    Big E Cheesehead

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    I used to like watching Kiper when he would just rip into teams for dumb picks. He seems to be much more subdued lately. I couldn't watch very much of the draft this year, but the parts that I did watch I saw on nfl.com. Mike Mayock is the man. Oh and to answer your question, no I couldn't do his job because I wouldn't be very good at speaking in front of the camera.
     
  8. FrankRizzo

    FrankRizzo Cheesehead

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    True.
    That's why next year, they need to hire this man:
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  9. GBPack2010

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    He's ok as an analyst. Mayock is where the expertise is at.
     
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  10. JoshuaRHuffman

    JoshuaRHuffman Cheesehead

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    Kiper = ESPN
    ESPN = Entertainment
    You do the math.
     
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  11. PackersRS

    PackersRS Cheesehead

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    That's because teams used to make him look dumb by questioning the picks wrongly... Not only that, but he burned a lot of bridges with that attitude. As he doesn't have acess to coaches tape to look into players, he needs to maintain a good network of insiders. He can't do that if he's ripping them appart.

    So now, instead of running his mouth, he just says that he would've done differently.

    That's why McShay looks so idiotic. Because not only he doesn't have the skills to analyze players (given by the fact that no team has hired him so far), he lacks acess to the coaches tape, and he doesn't have inside info to talk about.

    But, anyway, their job isn't to analyse players. Their job is to fill space on ESPN and appear knowledgeable, and look well on camera. They do that well enough.
     
  12. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    i still think a lot of people can do his job
     
  13. 2411t

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    I don't think he's an analyst, but I like Adam Schefter. I don't know how you can hate the guy. He's damn charismatic.
     
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  14. packerstl101

    packerstl101 Cheesehead

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    i like schefter too
     
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  15. Packerfury

    Packerfury Cheesehead

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    I agree with PackersRS in when he said he is kind of forced to be nice now. Also, now that the draft is so much more popular and more people seem to watch it, it just kind of magnifies this. ESPN wants people to like watching their programs, if he sits there and rips into half the teams like he used to, then it will piss a lot of people off. That said, lately I do like Mayock a lil better. He's incredibly knowledgeable.
     
  16. ivo610

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    There is a reason I watched the draft on NFLN instead of ESPN
     
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  17. PackersRS

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    Adam Schefter is like a Wizard.

    Everything he says comes true. The guy is amazing, he's by far the best sports reporter there is.
     
  18. Future

    Future He did WHAT?

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    Glazer is just as good. Both are must-follows on Twitter.
     
  19. packerstl101

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    i have to watch it on nfl network too. sometimes espn just doesnt know stuff
     
  20. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    sometimes they just talk to talk
     
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    Yes, NFLN. I used to hate Michael Irvin as a player, but think he is a great commentator on the NFL Network.
     
  22. The Real Pack Attack

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    I would love to get paid to do what Kiper does for a living. And I'm pretty sure I could be a lot better at it than him too.
     
  23. Aaron rodgers is god

    Aaron rodgers is god Cheesehead

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    No one is better than Kiper
     

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