2019 NFL Draft

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Ryan Hannable
April 22, 2019 - 10:34 am
The NFL draft is this weekend, which means last week was the final chance for teams to meet with players. In ESPN's Mike Reiss' Sunday piece , he noted two players the team met with who have some unique backgrounds and aren't expected to be top picks. Georgia wide receiver Mecole Hardman was among...
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Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
April 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
1. The NFL draft is less than a week away and there’s plenty of intrigue surrounding the Patriots , even though they have pick No. 32 overall. But, with 12 overall selections and six in the top 101, there’s plenty of options and anything can happen. With some pretty obvious needs, most notably...
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Auburn quarterback Jared Stidham
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Ryan Hannable
April 19, 2019 - 10:27 am
The NFL draft is one week away and there's plenty of intrigue when it comes to the Patriots , as they have 12 overall selections and six in the top 101. Speaking on a draft conference call Thursday, NFL Media draft expert Daniel Jeremiah had a few interesting Patriots thoughts when it comes to...
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Ryan Hannable
April 18, 2019 - 10:38 pm
While the Patriots are fresh off a Super Bowl win over the Rams, the weeks and months after Feb. 3 haven’t exactly been great for New England. The offseason has featured a mass exodus of coaches, the likely defensive coordinator coming and going before he was even officially announced, Rob...
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Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Josh McDaniels
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Ryan Hannable
April 10, 2019 - 9:49 pm
While the Patriots haven’t signed any real big names on the offensive side of the ball so far this offseason, it doesn’t mean they haven’t shown any interest. Recall the report from NFL Media’s Mike Giardi a few weeks ago that said the Patriots inquired about just about every available wide...
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Ryan Hannable
April 10, 2019 - 12:20 pm
FOXBORO -- The NFL draft is a three-day event in late April, but the reality is for teams it really is a 365-days-a-year job. Scouting staffs start on the following year's class immediately following the draft, so as soon as the 2019 draft is over, the page is immediately flipped to 2020. At his...
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Ryan Hannable
April 10, 2019 - 11:51 am
FOXBORO -- The Patriots have 12 overall selections in the 2019 NFL draft and it's highly unlikely all of them will be used, which means multiple trades are a very distinct possibility. When it comes to trades during the draft, there's a draft pick value chart that teams use (it varies a bit from...
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Alabama tight end Irv Smith Jr.
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Ryan Hannable
April 03, 2019 - 3:11 pm
The NFL draft is less than a month away and the Patriots will be very active considering they have six picks in the first 101 overall. Two of the best at predicting the draft -- ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay -- released their mock drafts for the first two rounds on Wednesday and they have...
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Ryan Hannable
April 03, 2019 - 9:08 am
The Patriots didn’t exactly crush the free agency portion of the offseason. But, as Bill Belichick said last week at the NFL owners meetings, it’s March (well, April now). There’s still plenty of time before the team plays games and there’s one big portion of the offseason to come — the NFL draft...
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Wide receiver N'Keal-Harry
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Ryan Hannable
March 30, 2019 - 9:34 am
The Patriots are clearly interested in wide receivers coming out in the draft, as another upcoming visit was reported Friday. According to NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo , the Patriots have a pre-draft visit scheduled with Arizona State’s N’Keal Harry. Harry has had back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons,...
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