2018 NFL draft

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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2018 - 8:28 pm
FOXBORO -- At No. 51 overall, the Patriots made their second trade of the night. According to reports, New England traded the pick to the Bears in exchange for a 2019 second-round pick and also the Bears' selection at the top of the fourth round, No. 105 overall. This means the compensation for...
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2018 - 7:55 pm
FOXBORO -- Another trade. The Patriots have traded out of pick No. 43 with the Lions. New England and Detroit will swap picks in the second round and the Patriots will pick up a fourth-round pick. The Patriots will pick at the Lions' spot at No. 51 overall and then No. 117 overall, while Detroit...
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2018 - 3:55 pm
Day 1 is in the books and now it’s time for Day 2 of the NFL draft, which will feature Rounds 2 and 3 Friday night. After a trade earlier in the day, the Patriots (as of now) have two picks — Nos. 43 and 63 overall, both in the second round. In the first round the Patriots selected offensive...
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Even before Day 2 of the NFL draft began, the Patriots reportedly swung a trade with the 49ers, as they acquired offensive tackle Trent Brown and a fifth-round pick in exchange for a third-round pick. This changes the Patriots' draft selections over the next two days. Here's a look at what...
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2018 - 1:05 pm
The Patriots made two picks in Thursday’s first round of the NFL draft and barring no more trades, will make two more on Friday — both in the second round (Nos. 43 and 63 overall) as they traded their third-round pick to the 49ers in a package for offensive tackle Trent Brown. Selecting two...
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Alex Reimer
April 27, 2018 - 12:31 pm
There were lots of actual sports on TV Thursday. The NBA and NHL playoffs both held playoff games and 20 MLB teams were in action. But millions of sports fans opted to watch future NFL rookies pose for pictures with customized jerseys. (And see Roger Goodell get booed , even though he used Cowboys...
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2018 - 11:47 am
The first round has come and gone and the Patriots used both their selections taking offensive lineman Isaiah Wynn at No. 23 overall and running back Sony Michel at No. 31 overall with both players attending Georgia. Although they selected those two players, there are a few reports that suggest the...
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2018 - 3:34 am
FOXBORO — Going into the draft, many had the Patriots’ biggest needs being at linebacker, edge rusher and quarterback. So, what did the Patriots do in the first round? They selected a versatile offensive lineman, Isaiah Wynn, who doesn’t really have a defined position, and then one of the most...
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2018 - 1:30 am
FOXBORO -- Late Thursday night, running back Sony Michel was sitting at home watching the NFL draft not really having any expectations of getting drafted in the first round, but then his phone rang. It was the Patriots and they were selecting him at No. 31 overall. “I wasn’t sure [where I would be...
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Ryan Hannable
April 26, 2018 - 11:41 pm
FOXBORO -- With the No. 31 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft, the Patriots have selected Georgia running back Sony Michel. It is the first time the Patriots have selected a running back since James White in 2014. The last running back selected in the first round by New England was Laurence Maroney...
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