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Offensive lineman Hjalte Froholdt
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2019 - 1:06 pm
FOXBORO -- With pick No. 118, the Patriots have selected offensive lineman Hjalte Froholdt from Arkansas. Froholdt plays mostly on the interior and will likely compete with Ted Karras for a backup role. It's worth pointing out Bret Bielema coached him for a period of time. Here are three things to...
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Tight end Kyle Rudolph
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2019 - 10:13 am
FOXBORO -- Going into the draft, one of the biggest needs on the Patriots roster was tight end, and through the first two days it hasn't been addressed. Now, that we're in Day 3, a impactful tight end will be hard to find. Speaking Friday night, director of player personnel Nick Caserio indicated...
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Former Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen
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Nick Friar
April 27, 2019 - 8:52 am
The second day of the 2019 NFL Draft was anything but boring. Why? Because ESPN’s Trey Wingo said so. According to him, at least 90 percent of the second and third-round picks were interesting. Imagine being in the 10 percent to not didn’t pass that test. Plus, the streets of NashVegas were packed...
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Auburn quarterback Jared Stidham
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2019 - 8:00 am
FOXBORO — With seven selections remaining, the Patriots still have some work to do in the NFL draft. Going into Saturday, the Patriots will select three times in the third round and four times in the seventh round, although it’s likely a trade or two will be made to shake things up. Even though it...
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NFL Draft
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2019 - 7:00 am
FOXBORO — Two days of the NFL draft have come and gone, and as expected the Patriots have been working the phones and making trades. New England made four total trades on Day 2 in a variety of ways — some to move up, some to move back and also one that acquired a 2020 fourth-round pick. The...
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Ryan Hannable
April 27, 2019 - 1:55 am
FOXBORO — After selecting receiver N’Keal Harry in Round 1 of the NFL draft, the Patriots added four more players to the roster on Friday over Rounds 2 and 3. It was split between two offensive players and two defensive players, and included somewhat of a surprise with a running back taken in Round...
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Offensive tackle Yodny Cajuste
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Ryan Hannable
April 26, 2019 - 11:30 pm
FOXBORO -- The Patriots were originally supposed to pick at No. 97 overall, but they made a deal with the Rams to move back to pick No. 101. They also gave up pick No. 162 overall and got back No. 101 and No. 133. With pick No. 101 overall (third final selection in the third round), the Patriots...
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Running back Damien Harris
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Ryan Hannable
April 26, 2019 - 10:55 pm
FOXBORO -- After acquiring pick No. 87 in an earlier trade with the Bears, the Patriots selected Alabama running back Damien Harris. Harris played four years at Alabama and saw his best season numbers-wise come as a sophomore and junior when he had over 1,000 yards rushing, while last year he had...
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Defensive end Chase Winovich
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Ryan Hannable
April 26, 2019 - 10:22 pm
FOXBORO -- After making another trade with the Bears at No. 73 overall and including a sixth-rounder to acquire pick Nos. 87, 162 and a 2020 fourth round pick, the Patriots made a pick at No. 77 overall. With that pick, they selected Michigan edge rusher Chase Winovich. The four-year player had a...
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Ryan Hannable
April 26, 2019 - 9:33 pm
FOXBORO -- Another trade. The Patriots have traded out of pick No. 64 overall, the last in the second round. In a deal with the Seahawks, the Patriots have acquired picks Nos. 77 (third round) and 118 (fourth round). With pick No. 64, the Seahawks selected wide receiver D.K. Metcalf, who was...
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