NFL Draft 2011: New England Has Three Picks in the Top 33

March 15, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There Is No Telling What Bill Belichick and the Patriots Will Do In the Draft
They own the No. 17 (Oakland), 28 and 33 (Carolina) picks and they will certainly make some noise on day one and two.
The Patriots actually got a fair deal on the Richard Seymour trade in my mind (I'm sure they were not expecting that) but now they could be looking for his replacement in this Draft.
They have needs on the offensive and defensive lines, at the running back and wide receiver positions (Randy Moss?) and linebacking corps.
There is a lot of talent at each of those positions in this Draft and it will be intriguing to see what the Pats do.
NFLDraftCountdown's Scott Wright discussed the Patriots major needs in his mock draft:
"With two picks in each of the first three rounds, the Patriots are primed to stockpile a boatload of premium young talent in the 2011 NFL Draft. Assuming they don’t trade away some of those choices for future considerations that is. Look for New...

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