1. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for the New England Patriots

    The 2014 NFL draft has concluded, and the New England Patriots now have nine rookies to fit into their reconfigured depth chart...

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  2. Patriots 2014 Draft: Final 7-Round Mock Draft

    The New England Patriots will finally be on the clock tonight as the 2014 NFL draft hype builds to a crescendo...

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  3. Ranking the 6 Most Likely 1st-Round Options for the Patriots

    With a wide-open pool of talent available this year, guessing what Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots will do with their first-round pick in 2014 NFL draft is harder than ever...

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  4. Biggest Questions the New England Patriots Must Answer Over Draft Week

    If the 2014 NFL draft is a test, part of the problem for the New England Patriots is figuring out which questions to answer. Bill Belichick will have a multitude of options to consider with his eight picks...

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  5. 2014 NFL Draft: Overhyped Prospects Who Will Fall on Draft Day

    Each year, the NFL draft features at least one overhyped prospect who defies expectations as they free-fall on draft day. Some exit the green room at the end of Day 1 like Aaron Rodgers ...

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  6. Projecting Patriots' Starting Lineup Before the 2014 NFL Draft

    Projecting the New England Patriots ' starting lineup prior to the 2014 NFL draft might seem like a fool's errand—the rookies will certainly change things—but it is ...

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  7. Realistic Draft-Day Trade Possibilities for the New England Patriots

    Three things are absolutes in the world of the NFL : Rex Ryan talking, Jon Gruden saying "this guy" and the New England Patriots trading on draft day. According to NEPatriotsDraft...

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  8. New England Patriots Mock Draft Roundup

    With the 2014 NFL draft taking place in May this year, an extra two weeks of mock drafts are available for your viewing pleasure...

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  9. Should the New England Patriots Consider a Position Change for Logan Ryan?

    After an impressive rookie season—featuring five interceptions in a reserve role—a position change could be in the works for cornerback Logan Ryan ...

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  10. 5 Creative Moves the Patriots Could Make on Draft Day

    While there are many descriptive terms that fans of the NFL have given to Bill Belichick —some that I am unable to write here—"creative" is one that even his biggest detractors couldn't take away from him...

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  11. Re-Grading the New England Patriots' Past 5 Drafts

    The benefit of hindsight when grading the last five drafts of the New England Patriots is certainly helpful, but was decidedly unavailable when Bill Belichick 's crew was on the clock the past five Aprils...

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  12. Ranking the Patriots' Biggest Needs to Address in the 2014 Draft

    When discussing the New England Patriots ' roster, the word "need" is a bit of an overstatement. Wants, wishes and desires may abound, but the roster that Bill Belichick has put together has few glaring holes...

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  13. New England Patriots Mock Draft: Projecting All 7 Rounds

    Projecting a mock draft for the New England Patriots can be a difficult task. Things like conventional wisdom, short-term roster needs, and the desires of their fans and reporters ...

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  14. Assigning Odds to Every Potential Patriots 1st-Round Pick

    Assigning odds to what New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is going to do in the 2014 NFL draft seem likes a fool's errand. Trade up, trade down. Pick for need, pick for talent...

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  15. 5 Available Free Agents Still Within the New England Patriots' Reach

    Nearly $8 million under the salary cap, the New England Patriots are still able to look for value in free agency...

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  16. 5 2014 NFL Draft Picks That Could Be Opening Game Starters for the Patriots

    Playoff teams in the NFL —including the New England Patriots —don't expect many draft picks to become starters for the opening game of the season...

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  17. 2014 NFL Draft: How Do Top Cornerbacks Compare to NFL Counterparts?

    As the 2014 NFL draft approaches, teams that reside outside of the city limits of Seattle and New England are going to be searching for their very own Richard Sherman or Darrelle Revis...

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  18. Perfect Fits New England Patriots Can Find on Day 3 of Draft and Beyond

    There is an awful lot of fuss about the New England Patriots ' pick in Round 1 of the NFL draft—or lack thereof—each and every year. Many fans bemoan a pick at the "wrong" position or a trade out of the draft's first day...

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  19. Who Are the Experts Predicting to the Patriots in the 2014 NFL Draft?

    The New England Patriots are notoriously difficult to pick for in mock drafts. The 2014 NFL draft has proven to be no different, as Bill Belichick has played his cards close ...

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  20. Moves the New England Patriots Will Regret Not Making This Offseason

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is not one that lets poor decisions fester. He readily admits his mistake, moves on—see Adrian Wilson for the latest example—and finds a way to rectify the situation...

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  21. Making Sense of Johnny Manziel Visiting the New England Patriots

    When Johnny Manziel and other top quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL draft—namely Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater ...

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  22. New England Patriots' 5 Top Remaining Offseason Priorities

    The New England Patriots came out swinging this offseason, but they still have some priorities to take care of before they put pads on. Luckily, they still have the 2014 NFL draft and some limited free-agent options to help fill those...

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  23. 5 New England Patriots Players Who Should See Their Roles Expand in 2014

    With veteran players like Dane Fletcher, LeGarrette Blount, Steve Gregory, Brandon Spikes and Andre Carter moving on this offseason, there will be quite a few current New England ...

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  24. Patriots' Mock Draft: Instant Contributors the Patriots Can Find in Every Round

    The New England Patriots ' roster has a young core of talented players, sprinkled with veteran leadership and experience...

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  25. Patriots Draft Stock Watch: 8 Players Rising and Falling Down Patriots' Board

    NFL draft prospects rise and fall on the New England Patriots ' board throughout the draft process. Injuries, performance, incidents off of the field and even changing positional needs all affect the "stock" of a prospect...

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