BOSTON (CBS) –  After resigning as HC of the NYJ in January 2000, head coach Bill Belichick was quickly hired by the New England Patriots and given near-complete control over the team’s football operations by owner Robert Kraft.

Belichick is the longest-tenured NFL head coach, and entering his sixteenth season at the helm of the four-time Super Bowl winning Patriots, he’s about to make his stamp on yet another NFL Draft.

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Leading up to the draft, which starts on Thursday night in Chicago, 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Scott Zolak and Marc Bertrand dig deep into the Patriots draft history and rank the best players Belichick has chosen in a given round.

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On Monday morning, the radio duo tackled Round 4. Belichick has drafted 20 Patriots in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, and has been able to hit on players from a multitude of positions, including secondary, special teams and linemen.

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(Note: Keep in mind these are Patriots players that Belichick himself has drafted and does not include picks made before the year 2000)

Here’s what they came up with:

Zolak Ranks Belichick’s Round 4 Draft Picks

1. Asante Samuel (2003)

2. Stephen Gostkowski (2006)

3. Bryan Stork (2014)

4. Aaron Hernandez (2010)

5. James Sanders (2005)

6. Jarvis Green (2002)

7. Dan Klecko (2003)

8. Kenyatta Jones (2001)

9. Cameron Fleming (2014)

15. James White (2014)

Bertrand Ranks Belichick’s Round 4 Draft Picks

1. Asante Samuel (2003)

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2. Stephen Gostkowski (2006)

3. Jarvis Green (2002)

4. Bryan Stork (2014)

5. James Sanders (2005)

6. Greg Randall (2000)

7. Kenyatta Jones (2001)

8. Cameron Fleming (2014)

9. Dan Klecko (2003)

20. Aaron Hernandez (2010)

Bertrand ranks Hernandez last on his list, while Zolak has him at No. 4. Also, Zo really liked James White out of college, but hasn’t seen enough out of him yet so he ranked him way down the list. Listen below to hear their full explanations:

Missed The Cut

Jabari Holloway (2001)

Rohan Davey (2002)

Dexter Reid (2004)

Cedric Cobbs (2004)

Garrett Mills (2006)

Kareem Brown (2007)

Jonathan Wilhite (2008)

Rich Ohrnberger (2009)

Josh Boyce (2013)


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