The History of No. 34

April 09, 2009 - 8:05 pm

The Patriots also have the 34th overall pick in the draft later this month. Here's a look at who's been selected with the No. 34 pick the last 10 years. (Click on each name to find their career stats.) 2008: Devin Thomas, WR (Washington) 2007: Paul Posluszny, LB (Buffalo) 2006: D'Qwell Jackson, LB (Cleveland) 2005: Brodney Pool, S (Cleveland) 2004: Chris Snee, G (New York Giants) 2003: Boss Bailey, LB (Detroit) 2002: DeShaun Foster, RB (Carolina) 2001: Kyle Vanden Bosch, DE (Arizona) 2000: Mark Roman, CB (Cincinnati) 1999: Chris Terry, T (Carolina) The Patriots have selected at No. 34 just once in team history, but they certainly hit the jackpot with the pick '€” linebacker Steve Nelson was taken with the 34th overall selection in the 1974 draft. Nelson played 14 seasons with the Patriots, and ended up as a three-time Pro Bowler who finished with 1,776 career tackles. In addition, he was named to the Patriots All-Decade team for both the 1970s and 1980s.