Although the possible work stoppage in the NFL is threatening many aspects of the off-season like trades and free agency, the NFL Draft is scheduled to go on as expected.
Could you imagine the mass hysteria that would've ensued had they canceled that too?
It would put Mel Kiper Jr. out of a job to say the least.
Speaking of Kiper, he is one of the staples of the NFL Draft whether you love his 70's like hairstyle and tendency to speak faster than a speeding train or not.
There is no way you can talk about the draft and not mention Kiper as something we love, or hate about the draft, but it wouldn't be the same without him, which leads to reason no. 10 on this slide show.