Tuesday's New England Patriots Links 4/15 - Beyond the 1st round: Tight end

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April 15, 2014 at 08:34am ET

Buckley: Tom Brady’s too-low rating is not worst part of new ESPN rankings
Patriots notebook: Jason McCourty happy to join winning environment with brother Devin
Matthew Slater returns to Patriots on two-year deal
Patriots tackle Tony Garcia says he is 'cleared to play again'
Jason McCourty excited to follow Devin's winning ways

The Patriots will likely look to find a player to compliment Rob Gronkowski in this year's draft. (USA TODAY Images)


Patriots And ESPN Boston Host NFL Draft Preview Party – 2014 Shaping Up to Be an Interesting Year for the Patriots - Steve Balestrieri - Balestrieri was on hand covering Sunday's event at Gillette Stadium, and here's a terrific look at what went down during the annual event.


Patriots Draft Series: Notre Dame's Louis Nix could be Vince Wilfork's eventual replacement - Karen Guregian - Guregian takes a look at the Notre Dame prospect, and feels he could eventually replace the long-time defensive tackle.


Beyond the 1st round: Tight end - Mike Reiss - Reiss follows up on the piece he did yesterday, this time looking at tight ends who could be taken in the later rounds.

Picked-up Patriots pieces - Mike Reiss - Reiss files a notes entry with some Patriots related odds and ends in this entry.

Draft, quarterbacks & the Patriots - Mike Reiss - Reiss has an entry looking at how the quarterbacks taken in the first round could affect the Patriots draft.


New England Patriots 2014 NFL Draft Prospects: UCF RB Storm Johnson has (almost) all the tools to be a feature back - Nick O'Malley - O'Malley looks at Johnson and how he might fit in with the Patriots.


5 Available Free Agents Still Within the New England Patriots' Reach - James Christensen - Christensen looks at five players he feels could still be ones that could still be attainable at this point in free agency.


Road to the Draft: Minnesota's Ra'Shede Hageman - Tom Curran - Curran spotlights the Minnesota defensive tackle in his continued look at potential Patriots prospect.


Sports gave Boston a way to show its strength after marathon - Dan Wetzel - Not a Patriots article, but still a great read from Wetzel on the marathon bombings last year.


Tom Brady hits the beach - Paul Leighton - Big news apparently in Beverly as Brady was in town to shoot an UGGS commercial.  This warrants local news coverage, and Leighton has the story.