Patriots' Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Last Decade

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Patriots' Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Last Decade
Bill Wippert

Despite not having won a Super Bowl since 2004, no NFL team has won more games than the New England Patriots in the past decade. 

The Patriots have maintained their dominance with salary-cap discipline, free-agency frugality and maximizing value on every single draft pick they make. Bill Belichick understands that the draft is a crapshoot, and the only way to mitigate risk is to make a lot of selections that target player fit, not team need.

Despite struggling to find long-term starters in the draft from 2006-2009, the Patriots had a draft resurgence from 2010-2013. In the last four drafts, the Pats have taken 13 players who project to significant roles this upcoming season.

Over the last decade, the Pats have had their fair share of draft hits and misses. Here are the five best and five worst.

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