11:39 AM EDT, Fri July 03, 2015
Pats Pulpit Jun 9, 2015

Derek Cox's Career Comes Full Circle

How Derek Cox forever changed the Patriots franchise and helped the Patriots win Super Bowl XLIX. It started in the 2009 draft. The Patriots owned the 73rd pick when the Packers traded up to draft Clay Matthews 26th overall (and kick-started complaints about the Patriots passing on him for the next 3 years), swapping the 41st and 73rd pick to do so. The Patriots ended up using the 41st pick in the draft to select UConn CB Darius Butler. The Patriots had also drafted Patrick Chung, Ron Brace, and Sebastian Vollmer at that point. Then the Jacksonville Jaguars came calling. With the draft well...

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