There were some phone calls made to the New England Patriots leading up to the 29th pick in Thursday night’s first round of the draft, but when Bill Belichick saw defensive tackle Dominque Easley still on the board, he knew what he wanted to do.
The New England Patriots did not trade out of the first round and actually used their first selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, adding some youth to their defensive line.
While you watch the Bruins and Canadiens, keep track of the first round of the NFL Draft!
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Thursday, May 8.
Predicting who the Patriots will draft is nearly impossible, but Felger & Mazz have it down to a science.
It was a special NFL Draft edition of the ‘No Huddle’ Thursday afternoon, as Andy Gresh, Scott Zolak and Hardy go around the league discussing a variety of topics.
Felger and Mazz predict who the Patriots will pick in the draft using poster board, draft magazine clippings, a magic marker and a NERF gun. This time, it’s guessing the tight ends.
Kevin Clark from the Wall Street Journal tells Adam Jones that the Patriots often draft for need, not necessarily the best player on their board, and picks typically come from college coaches Bill Belichick has familiarity with.
Much like home plate music in baseball and entrance music in UFC/boxing/WWE, the recent draftees will get to bear hug commissioner Roger Goodell under the comfort of their own personalized song.
A snapshot of what Patriots fans should look for at the 2014 NFL Draft.