2019 NFL Draft

Alabama tight end Irv Smith Jr.
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Ryan Hannable
March 29, 2019 - 10:35 am
Believe it or not, the NFL draft is exactly one month away. The Patriots will make their first selection on Thursday, April 25 when they pick No. 32 overall (unless of course they trade down, or up, which is always possible). Over the last few weeks Patriots executives and scouts have traveled the...
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UMass wide receiver Andy Isabella
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Ryan Hannable
March 28, 2019 - 12:48 pm
The Patriots will likely select multiple receivers in April's draft, and one potentially could be a local product. According to Tony Pauline of Draft Analyst, New England is one of the teams that has shown interest in Andy Isabella out of UMass. “Two teams I left out, who a number of people tell me...
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Auburn quarterback Jared Stidham
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Ryan Hannable
March 11, 2019 - 11:03 am
This week is all about free agency in the NFL, but there is still a good amount of buzz with the draft following the NFL combine that wrapped up last week. The Patriots have pick No. 32 overall, so they could go in a number of different directions, including trading up or down. NFL Media's draft...
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Ryan Hannable
February 25, 2019 - 1:25 pm
One of the things that stands out most with the Patriots' 2018 rookie class is how injuries prevented them from contributing. Of the nine players selected by the team last April, six landed on injured reserve and besides Ja'Whaun Bentley playing in three games, the other five did not appear in any...
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Ryan Hannable
February 25, 2019 - 7:49 am
The Patriots have done an outstanding job over the years of turning over their talent to have success year-after-year. Right now, that isn’t totally the case. On the Patriots’ final 53-man roster to end last season, there were 10 players under the age of 25, but of those players only three true...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
February 22, 2019 - 2:59 pm
As expected, the Patriots were awarded multiple compensatory picks for the 2019 NFL draft. On Friday it became official that they have received two third-round picks, a sixth-round pick and a seventh-round pick as part of the league's compensatory picks. They now have a total of 12 selections, and...
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Ryan Hannable
January 07, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Even though the Patriots are in the postseason, it is never to early to look ahead to next season, particuarly the NFL draft. According to Overthecap.com , the Patriots are in good shape when it comes to compensatory picks next April. They are predicted to get two third-round picks, a fifth-round...
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