Patriots’ 2009 Second Day Draft Recap: Ellis Hobbles out of New England


Published: April 26, 2009


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Yesterday, the Patriots took a very conservative approach to the draft, and it set them up well for day two.

They chose four quality players on the first day, and managed through two first-round trades to effectively move our 124th and 199th picks up to the 73rd and 83rd picks. This gave them four third round picks to start day two.

The most distinctive move of the day was the trade of veteran starter Ellis Hobbs III to Philadelphia in exchange for two fifth round picks.

With that said, here is a recap of the Patriots' second day, and my attempt at grading each pick.

73: Traded

Traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars who drafted Derek Cox, a corner back from William & Mary. The Patriots received the Jaguars 2010 2nd-round pic...

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