Will Bill Belichick address the safety spot in the Draft with Deone Buccanon, or another position? (USA TODAY Images)

BOSTON HERALD:

Patriots Draft Series: Timmy Jernigan’s interior pass rush can be an asset – Jeff Howe: Howe spotlight’s the standout from Florida State in this entry.

Rating the NFL’s power structure – Jeff Howe: Howe looks at the Patriots acquisitions this offseason compared to the other elite teams and gives his thoughts on each one.

Penn State’s Allen Robinson fits the Bill at WR – Karen Guregian: Guregian looks at the Nittany Lions receiver and how he might fit in with the Patriots.

Deone Bucannon worth shot – Karen Guregian: Guregian has an article on Washington State safety Deone Bucannon, who she feels “screams” Patriot.

BOSTON GLOBE:

Darqueze Dennard an open and shut-down case - Anthony Gulizia: Gulizia spotlights Dennard, who is looking forward to hopefully battling his third cousin and Patriot cornerback Alfonzo Dennard in the NFL.

ESPN BOSTON:

10 Perfect Patriots: Ryan Shazier – Mike Reiss: Reiss continues his series and looks at the Ohio State linebacker in today’s edition.

10 Perfect Patriots: Devonta Freeman – Mike Reiss: Reiss follows up with another piece, this time on Florida State running back Devonta Freeman.

A feel for the 140th draft pick – Mike Reiss: Reiss looks at previous players drafted at 140th overall going back to 2002.

NESN:

Patriots’ 2014 NFL Draft Needs Ranked: Defensive Tackle Near Top - Doug Kyed – Kyed discusses the Patriots needs at defensive tackle, which he feels is among areas that are a big need.

WEEI:

NFL Draft’s Potential Patriots: Duke CB Ross Cockrell – Meredith Perri: Perri spotlights Ross Cockrell, with the Duke cornerback potentially available in rounds 3-5.

CSNNE:

Road to the Draft: Nevada OL Joel Bitonio – Tom Curran: Curran has an article on Bitonio, who he feels is “Very Patriot friendly.”

CBS BOSTON:

Howe With Socci: Patriots Need Insurance For Gronkowski & Impact Pass Rusher In Draft - Howe and Socci discussed the Patriots draft, and they look at a variety of different areas that will likely be a priority in the draft this week.

MASSLIVE:

NFL Mock Draft 2014: Teddy Bridgewater is the first QB taken, New England Patriots go deep for a pass rusher – Nick O’Malley: O’Malley has his latest mock draft, and expects the Patriots to grab Oregon State DE Scott Crichton on Thursday.

NEPATRIOTSDRAFT:

2014 NFL Draft Close-Up: Iowa Linebacker Christian Kirksey – Oliver Thomas: Thomas spotlights Kirksey and it’s a terrific read on the standout from Iowa.

BLEACHER REPORT:

Biggest Questions the New England Patriots Must Answer Over Draft Week – James Christensen: Christensen looks at some of the biggest dilemmas facing the Patriots that they’ll try to solve this week.

ATTLEBORO SUN CHRONICLE:

Who do the Pats pick? – Mark Farinella: Farinella ponders what the Patriots may do this week during the upcoming NFL Draft.

PROFOOTBALLTALK.COM:

Draft needs: New England Patriots – Josh Alper: Alper looks at New England’s needs heading into this week’s NFL Draft.