New England Patriots Seven-Round Mock Draft


Published: April 12, 2009


... to a NFL Draft. No team has been better at using all of the rounds to build it's team than the New England Patriots. 

With four picks in the first two rounds, it is going to be an exciting draft day for Patriots fans.

My attempt at playing God (known in the football world as "Bill Belichick") starts with a mock draft of all seven rounds...including some moves that do not involve selecting players.


First Round—Pick No. 23

Larry English; DE/OLB; Northern Illinois University

The prognosticators have the Pats selecting players like Clay Matthews or Rey Maualuga here, but if Patriots draft history has taught me anything, it's that Belichick never wants who the mockers think he wants.

There is little doubt that English will be available here, and he fits everything the Patriots need—a speed rusher who can play down or up. 

English ran a 4.88 40-yard dash at the combine, had 24 reps on th...

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