For many franchises and many fans, the NFL Draft is their Super Bowl. The Draft has become a primetime event, garnering major media attention and supporting a multi-million dollar industry.
It's probably Mel Kiper's fault. Blame ESPN. Blame the fantasy sports industry. Blame Canada [South Park-reference for the culturally challenged]!
As a "Draft Insider" for DraftTek.com, I've been closely following team needs and ranking prospects since last August.
I was featured as part of a "Draft Experts" series on MLive.com. It's an inexact science but here is a best guest at which 10 rookies will have the most impact in the 2009 season.
*psst* There's a couple of pairs in there so you get a bonus...you don't tell, I don't tell.