Mel Kiper absolutely killed this analysis of the #1 pick by the Raiders for ESPN, let me pick off a few quotes for your reading pleasure.

“JaMarcus Russell is going to immediately re-energize this Raider Nation, that fan base, that football team.”

“Three years from now you could be looking at a guy who certainly one of the elite top five quarterbacks in this league.”

“It is the superior physical ability”

“A 2 – 3 year period under center and look out because skill level he has he IS CERTAINLY JOHN ELWAY LIKE“.