Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for New England Patriots

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Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for New England Patriots
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The New England Patriots added seven new players via the NFL draft this past weekend, hitting on every major need area, sometimes twice. While the Rutgers-to-Foxboro pipeline is the punchline everyone will be talking about, the Patriots improved their team in a number of areas.

What's clear is that the passing-game makeover just got a huge boost. The additions of Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce immediately inject life and signs of promise into the Pats' depleted receiver corps. Both seem to have the requisite intelligence to pick up the Patriots' offensive system, and both are potentially explosive.

On defense, they added middle-of-the-field coverage players, along with pass-rushers. They ignored a deep and diverse defensive tackle class.

Let's take a look at the preliminary depth chart at each position and take an early crack at what a 53-man roster might look like.

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