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5 Patriots related thoughts from 1st round of NFL draft

Even though the Patriots didn’t have a selection in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, they still were impacted by what took place in what was a wild, and unpredictable night. There was a big run on skill players early on in the draft, a number of trades, as well as some […]

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Breaking down some of the Patriots' best NFL Draft decisions

Michael Holley and Tom E. Curran discuss the drafts/draft traits that stand out from the last 16 years of New England Patriots drafts.

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Charlie Weis joins CSN to talk Tom Brady, Patriots and NFL Draft

Charlie Weis joined CSN to discuss a number of New England Patriots topics including Tom Brady, the NFL Draft and more

The Republican

NFL Draft 2017: What did the rest of the AFC East do in the first round to compete with the Patriots?

With the New England Patriots not making any picks in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, it was an opportunity for the rest of the AFC East to try and catch up to the defending Super Bowl champions.

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Tom Brady shares encouraging message to NFL draft hopefuls on social media

It was 17 years ago when Tom Brady was drafted in the sixth round by the Patriots, so while it was a long time ago, he knows what players are going through. On Thursday night, the 39-year-old quarterback gave some advice on social media to all NFL draft hopefuls this weekend. Brady wrote: Remember: they […]

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Patriots seven-round mock draft: Shakeup in the secondary

In order to shake things up a bit in our third and final mock draft of the pre-draft season, we went ahead and made a trade for the Patriots.

The Republican

Former New England Patriots staffer describes Jimmy Garoppolo, Johnny Manziel pre-draft visit

No one in sports media has perspective on the New England Patriots' draft strategies quite like Michael Lombardi, who in recent years was among the handful of staffers in the draft room with Bill Belichick.

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Patriots 7-round mock draft: New England trades up into 2nd round, also gets Rob Gronkowski’s replacement

Thursday is the start of the NFL draft and thus a perfect time to unveil our first, and only seven-round mock draft for the Patriots. The team will enter the weekend without a first or second-round pick and six picks overall. With the limited roster space available for rookies, it wouldn’t be a surprise at […]

The Republican

New England Patriots 2017 NFL Draft: Mock drafts, analysis, complete coverage before selections begin

With the 2017 NFL Draft finally here Thursday night, here's a breakdown of what to expect out of the New England Patriots over the course of the three days.

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NFL Draft 2017: Which players will fall to the New England Patriots in the third round? (video)

The New England Patriots do not own a pick in the first two rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft, so who will be left for them when they draft in the third round.

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Mike Lombardi believes Patriots will not trade up, 1st pick will be No. 72 overall

If you expected the Patriots to trade up in the draft, maybe think again. The Ringer’s Mike Lombardi knows the inner workings of the Patriots better than anyone in the media, as he worked under Bill Belichick for several years and still remains one of his close friends. Speaking on the “GM Street” podcast, Lombardi […]

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New England Patriots Mock Draft: Bill Belichick revisits the Alabama pipeline

Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots do not own a pick until the beginning of the third round in the 2017 NFL Draft.

FOX Sports

New England Patriots NFL draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

How will the Patriots use their picks in the 2017 NFL draft? We’re breaking down every selection below.

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Jimmy Garoppolo trade rumors: Will Patriots deal backup QB to move up in 2017 NFL draft? (video)

With the 2017 NFL draft finally here, MassLive's Kevin Duffy and Kevin Dillon discuss what the New England Patriots will do with backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

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Patriots are model franchise for the right draft approach

The New England Patriots are, without a doubt, the NFL's model franchise over the past decade.

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Charlie Weis explains what it's like inside Patriots war room during NFL Draft

Charlie Weis explains what it is like to be in the New England Patriots War Room on draft day, even when they don't have any 1st round picks.

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Eric Mangini talks Patriots' approach to draft and NFL Draft strategy | THE HERD

Eric Mangini joins Colin Cowherd in studio. TOPICS: Draft Strategy (0:05), Bill Belichick's 2017 NFL Draft (4:01), evaluating free agents (5:34).

The Republican

New England Patriots NFL draft thoughts: Malcolm Butler rumors, team trends

Five thoughts on Malcolm Butler rumors and the 2017 NFL Draft for the New England Patriots.

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Charlie Weis wanted Patriots to draft LaDainian Tomlinson over Richard Seymour in 2001

Charlie Weis tells the story of wanting to draft LaDainian Tomlinson over Richard Seymour in the 2001 draft.

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Jimmy Garoppolo has 'no nerves' despite trade rumors ahead of draft

The trade rumors surrounding Jimmy Garoppolo have died slightly with ESPN's Adam Schefter insisting more than once that the New England Patriots quarterback will not get traded.But

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Want to succeed at the NFL draft? Copy the Patriots

The New England Patriots are, without a doubt, the NFLs model franchise over the past decade, so it makes sense that the rest of the league would take a close look at how Bill Belichick and Co. have gone about constructing their roster, especially when it comes to the draft.

The Republican

New England Patriots draft needs: Defensive end, outside linebacker depth should be addressed (video)

The New England Patriots do not have many needs heading into the 2017 NFL Draft, but they could use some extra depth at the defensive end and outside linebacker positions.

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Patriots host free agents Skuta, Fusco

With no work to do (at this point, at least) ahead of the first round of the NFL draft Thursday, the Patriots are keeping busy with free agents.

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Prototypical Patriots: Hansen's size, elusiveness would be a handful

The Patriots are loaded at receiver, but there are a handful of pass-catchers in this year's draft class who look like they'd make Tom Brady's life a little easier. 

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Veteran OL Brandon Fusco reportedly visits Patriots Wednesday

The Patriots don’t have a pick in the NFL draft until Friday, but they are keeping busy on Wednesday by apparently bringing in a veteran offensive lineman for a workout. According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, offensive lineman Brandon Fusco is visiting the Patriots on Wednesday. Fusco was drafted by the Vikings in 2011 and has […]

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New England Patriots biggest draft busts: Where do Chad Jackson, Dominique Easley rank? (video)

Which players are the biggest New England Patriots draft busts of the Belichick era? Chad Jackson and Dominique Easley are two of the more prominent ones in recent memory.

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NFL Draft 2017: Andre Tippett set to announce Patriots' second round pick, which they do not have

New England Patriots legend Andre Tippett is set to announce the team's second round pick, which it does not currently own.

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Saints GM Mickey Loomis: We haven’t talked about Malcolm Butler in quite some time

On Monday, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported it didn’t seem like the Patriots and Saints would be able to work out a trade for Malcolm Butler, and speaking at a pre-draft press conference Wednesday, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis seemed to back that report up. “We haven’t really had any discussions for quite some time, […]

Can Glenn And Rob Gronkowski Unite With The Patriots?

Glenn Gronkowski, the youngest brother of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, is entering the 2016 NFL Draft this season and will be participating in the Senior Bowl. NESN.com's Michaela Vernava explains how the younger brother feels about the