BOSTON GLOBE:

Breaking down the Patriots roster as draft nears – Michael Whitmer: Whitmer looks at each position with notes on each player along with when they’re signed through.

BOSTON HERALD:

Nix seems a Wilfork fix – Karen Guregian: Guregian has an article on Nix, who she feels is so similar to Wilfork it’s hard not to take notice.

ESPN BOSTON:

Jerod Mayo: ‘Glad to be back now’ – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a good article on Mayo, who is feeling good as he comes back from last season’s torn pectoral muscle.

10 Perfect Patriots: Stephon Tuitt – Mike Reiss: Reiss spotlights the standout from Notre Dame, and feels Tuitt’s rare physical traits make him a good fit.

Davin Joseph took visit to Patriots – Mike Reiss and Field Yates: The two report that free agent guard Davin Joseph recently visited.

Weekly Patriots mail is delivered – Mike Reiss: Reiss posted his weekly mailbag yesterday, which as usual had some interesting topics covered.

1-Year deal for DE Will Smith: Mike Reiss: Reiss has additional details on Smith’s deal in this entry.

A feel for the 206th draft pick - Mike Reiss: Reiss looks at the picks made at that spot dating back to 2002.

WEEI:

NFL Draft’s Potential Patriots: Mississippi WR Donte Moncrief – Meredith Perri: Perri has a profile on Donte Moncrief, with some analysis on the Mississippi receiver.

MASSLIVE:

NFL Mock Draft 2014: New England Patriots beat writer Nick Underhill makes his Round 1 picks – Nick Underhill: Underhill has his latest mock draft, and sees Dominique Easley as the Patriots pick in round one.

BLEACHER REPORT:

New England Patriots Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer – Erik Frenz: Boston.com’s Erik Frenz has his latest article in Bleacher report, and looks at the team’s needs heading into this week’s draft.

THE MMQB:

The MMQB Mock Draft: Who Teams Should Select – Greg Bedard: Bedard looks at how he feels the draft should go Thursday night.

NEPATRIOTSDRAFT:

Ken Vetrano’s Final Week Mock Draft: First Round – Ken Vetrano: Vetrano has his final mock for this week, and feels a wide receiver should be in New England’s future.

PORTLAND PRESS HERALD:

Patriots Beat: New England looks to address needs in NFL draft – Mike Lowe: Lowe has an article with positions of need heading into Thursday night’s draft.

WCVB:

Hip-hop mogul puts bid on Tom Brady’s $50M mansion – WCVB Boston: In this article it appears Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s California mansion is getting interest from Dr. Dre.