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ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Explains Why He Won’t Be At This Year’s NFL Draft

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ESPN's longtime NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. announced Monday that he would not be attending this year's draft in person because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19. Kiper didn't specifically mention why he didn't get vaccinated or identify what in his medical history deterred him from getting vaccinated. Nevertheless, he'll be commentating and analyzing from Maryland while the rest of the ESPN crew is on-site in Las Vegas.
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USA Today

ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. reveals he is unvaccinated against COVID-19, will cover NFL draft from home

ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. will be covering his 39th NFL draft from his home studio in Maryland because he is unvaccinated against COVID-19.

4 months ago·United States
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NY Daily News

ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. to cover NFL Draft from home because he’s unvaccinated

Kiper will do the draft broadcast from his home in Maryland instead of Las Vegas.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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New York Post

Unvaccinated Mel Kiper Jr. will cover NFL Draft 2022 for ESPN remotely

Mel Kiper Jr., a stalwart of ESPN’s NFL Draft coverage, announced that he will be manning his post remotely because he is unvaccinated.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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The Daily Caller

ESPN Star Mel Kiper Announces He Won’t Attend The NFL Draft Because He’s Unvaccinated

Mel Kiper won't be at the 2022 NFL draft in Las Vegas. He announced that he'll do the draft remotely because he's unvaccinated.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Sports Illustrated

ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Explains Why He Won’t Be At This Year’s NFL Draft

He’s going to be a part of the coverage in a remote role.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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The Spun

Mel Kiper Announces He's Unvaccinated, Will Work Draft From Home

Longtime ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. will not attend the upcoming 2022 draft due to his vaccination status.Kiper is unvaccinated against COVID-19, a decision he says is “very specific to my own personal medical history.” As a result, he’ll cover this year’s draft from his home studio in Maryland, rather than being onsite in Las Vegas.“I completely support everyone determining what’s best for their individual circumstance and recognize t…

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