It is tough to get into the minds of Bill Belichick and his staff when it comes to the NFL draft. The New England Patriots could go in so many directions in Round 1 of this year's draft, which leaves the door open for a number of possibilities.
There are so many players who could fall into the Pats' hands with that selection. Of course, when dealing with New England there is always the chance of making a trade either up the draft board or out of the first round altogether.
The team has some major needs, especially on the defensive side of the ball and at the wide receiver position. So they could pull the trigger on a player that would fill a need or even simply take the best available player on the board.
Here are seven potential players that the Patriots could take at No. 29 overall as well as the odds on how likely it is that the Patriots will select them.