BOSTON GLOBE:

Patriots draft Dominique Easley at No. 29 – Anthony Gulizia: Gulizia has an article on the Patriots selection of Easley Thursday night

Houston trade for Ryan Mallett never materialized: Anthony Gulizia and Ben Volin: The two talk about the trade rumors surrounding Mallett last night.

Patriots surprise by staying put in first round – Christopher Gasper: Gasper has a good column this morning on last night’s draft, and was surprised Bill Belichick elected to make a pick instead of trading for more draft choices.

Patriots Select Defense in 1st Round - Zuri Berry: Berry has his analysis on the Easley selection in this entry.

BOSTON HERALD:

Darrelle Revis’ focus: ‘Bonding’ with his Patriot teammates – Karen Guregian: Guregian has a good read on Revis, who has been working hard with his teammates and bonding as much as he can.

Pats get ā€˜disruptiveā€™ with Dominique Easley selection – Jeff Howe: Howe leads off this piece by saying the Patriots have added one of the fiercest interior pass rushers in the draft.

Borges: Patriots dictate rivalsā€™ picks – Ron Borges: Borges writes that the Patriots forced the Bills to pay a high price to compete with them next season.

Patriots Notebook: Draft day warms up Willie McGinest – Jeff Howe: Howe writes that McGinest can be attributed to the start of the Patriots success.

Mallett subject of trade rumors – Jeff Howe: Howe has an article on the trade rumors surrounding Ryan Mallett last night.

ESPN BOSTON:

Patriots pick Dominique Easley in 1st - Mike Reiss: Reiss has his thoughts on the selection, and was surprised the Patriots took theĀ Easley Thursday night.

Patriots offer jersey guarantee – Darren Rovell: Rovell has an article on the Patriots new jersey guarantee that was announced yesterday.

NESN:

Dominique Easley A Risky Draft Pick With Huge Upside For Patriots – Doug Kyed: Kyed was one of the few how picked Easley in his mock draft, and writes the Patriots took a rare risk Thursday night in taking the Florida standout.

WEEI:

Four thoughts on the first roundĀ – Christopher Price: Price has a good take on round one.

Three early thoughts on Easley – Christopher Price: Price gives his thoughts on the Easley pick, and feels the Patriots may be preparing for life after Wilfork.

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL:

The Patriots draft Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley – Mark Daniels: Daniels has a good read on the addition of Easley.

METROWEST DAILY NEWS:

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK: Kraft drafts began with McGinest – Glen Farley: Farley writes that while a lot has changed for the Patriots since he last suited up here, Willie McGinest will always be No.1