For the New England Patriots, draft weekend always brings a significant number of moves, many of which are surprising to everyone across the spectrum.
They're constantly trading up and down the board or selecting players the networks have no highlights packages of long before any of the pundits thought those players would be selected. Trying to predict what the Patriots are going to do can be the most futile of all pre-draft exercises.
Still, the Patriots' needs are clear after an early free-agency period that left them light on defensive ends, tight ends and linebackers, along with significant questions at other positions like defensive tackle and running back.
Here are five bold predictions for what the Pats will do in the draft.