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  1. manxman2601

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    I had some time to waste, so why not?

    I've used both NFL Draft Scout and my own judgement to determine a players value and tried to take needs into account as they presently seem.



    My first Mock


    Round One


    Zack Martin, OT/OG, Notre Dame


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    Originally I had Colt Lyerla here but as this mock continued, two things happened. Firstly I found a potential later round prospect that matches up with Lyerla well. and secondly, I hadn't mocked an OG which is a position at which we need to add some youth.

    Martin strikes me as an ideal Patriot interior lineman. He plays as a college OT but at 6-4, perhaps lacks the length to be a pro LT. He can maul with the best of them but has impressively quick feet. Watching him, I can easily imagine him playing on our OL.


    Round Two


    DeAndre Coleman, DT, California


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    At 6-4, 320, Coleman fits the BB mould very nicely. He might not be elite athletically, but his athleticism is a plus and combines excellently with his big upside strength. A genuine two-gap capable DT or 3-4 DE.

    Deandre Coleman vs USC (2012) - YouTube


    Round Three


    Qua Cox, CB, Jackson State


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    An exciting talent. Not great size at 5-11, 185, but Cox has genuine shutdown corner capabilities. I've only seen two games worth of tape (and that's only because I've gone looking), but from what I've seen Cox has the skillset that will get the amateur draft world salivating. I'm convinced this is a name you will hear more and more of as the upcoming season progresses.


    Round Four


    Bryn Renner, QB, UNC


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    I'm a believer in preparing for Brady's ultimate departure and that to do so, the Patriots must be consider drafting a QB every year until they find one that they can trust to be the future franchise QB. There are other QBs in this draft that I like but I choose Renner here because he has experience and he runs an offense that has some similarities to the Patriots in that it is both up-tempo and relies on quick hitting short passing.


    Round Five


    Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech


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    here's My Lyerla alternative. From CBS Sports:

    2014 NFL Draft: Texas Tech Preview - CBSSports


    He's a junior and there are some red flags, but he's someone that will be worth watching in the Hernandez replacement stakes.

    Jace Amaro Sophomore College Highlights - YouTube


    Round Six


    Caraun Reid, DT, Princeton


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    Is possibly my early later round binky. Reid is athletic plays with outstanding aggressive hands and whilst kicking around the 300lb mark is a strength against the run whilst having the ability to penetrate the pocket and get after the QB. Is on the Senior Bowl pre-season watch list so hopefully we'll get to see much more of him.

    Caraun Reid vs Brown (2012) - YouTube


    Round Seven


    Jeremy Butler, WR, Tennessee-Martin


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    He's 6-3, 205lbs and judging from the video below, has a wonderful pair of hands. If this vid is in any way indicative of his abilities, then I'm a fan.

    JEREMY BUTLER - YouTube
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    I want to trade all our draft picks to get Terry Bridgewater QB Louisville, that's my Brady replacement.
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    A few years too early for that, grasshopper. ;)
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    It took three firsts to trade up a handful of spots for RG III. It'll take a lot more than all our 2014 picks to go get Bridgewater.
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    Manxman -- appreciate the first mock, but there's a glaring hole there. Not even one Rutgers player. Got to study up on them this year or you'll be disappointed! :)
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    Round 1 - Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE - Washington or Colt Lyerla, TE - Oregon

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 2 - Danny Shelton, DT - Washington or Deandre Coleman, DT - California

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 3 - JaWuan James, OG/OT - Tennessee

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 4 - Damian Swann, CB - Georgia

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 5 - Jeremy Deering, FS/SS - Rutgers (obligatory)

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    Round 6 - Caraun Reid, DT - Princeton

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    Round 7 - Jonotthan Harrison, C - Florida

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    Show me some SEC love! :rocker:
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    Good mock. A TE and double dipping at DT is a pretty safe bet as things stand right now I suspect.
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    It's my hope that the Patriots have a long look at adding some DT impact players this season. It would be delicious if Louis Nix could drop to the Patriots first pick. That said, I do like your pick of DeAndre Coleman manx.
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    With the first pick of the 2014 NFL Draft the New York Jets select..... Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M

    CIRCUS
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    I have just enough faith in the incompetence of the JEST that they will not be in a position to get Manziel.

    Moreover, if Manziel is as smart as some people claim he is, he'll stay in school if there's any danger of him being drafted by the JEST.
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    Some really interesting DTs this year potentially of all types. I think it's quite possible that Nix falls although I'm seeing some mocks with him going top 5 which I think is crazy.

    One guy who I think might go high like top 10 high but would be really interesting for the Pats is the 6'8", 350lb Daniel McCullers (Ted Washington?).

    But I also think DeAndre Coleman has the body type BB likes for DT.
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    New England Patriots trade first round draft to the Cleveland Browns for second round and fourth round draft picks

    Round 2 - Aaron Colvin, CB - Oklahoma or Marcus Roberson, CB - Florida

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 2 - Danny Shelton, DT - Washington or Deandre Coleman, DT - California

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 3 - JaWuan James, OG/OT - Tennessee

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 4 - Bryan Stork, OC - Florida State

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 4 - Jace Amaro, TE - Texas Tech

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 5 - Jeremy Deering, FS/SS - Rutgers (obligatory)

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Round 6 - Caraun Reid, DT - Princeton

    Round 7 - Glasco Martin, RB - Baylor

    Show me some SEC love! :rocker:
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    My biggest fear is hearing Roger [I bleed green and white and not just because I have the clap] Godell say "with the first pick in the 2014 draft, my beloved New York Jets select Javoney Clowney from the University of South Carolina".
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    I like this pick. Two gappers are hard to find and he could be a monster with better coaching.
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    I like this draft quite a bit as it addresses all the major needs. Although, I wish there was a way to get a second DT in the first 3 rounds and a good prospect at DE.
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    If the New England Patriots re-sign Wendell and Svitek, there would be no need to draft an offensive lineman in the third round. Hence, the New England Patriots could hypothetically select a second defensive tackle in the third round.
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    Wait...are we not trading Mallett for a high #1 draft pick? I'm confused. He was worth thr #1 pick in his draft year, and only slid because of off-the-field issues! He'll have had three years learning behind the best, and any GM worth anything would rather have that than the unknown quantity that is a draft pick.
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    With the first week of college football just about out of the way I might as well get my first mock draft of the season going to. This is of course very early and I've only seen a limited number of players so far.

    Trade 1st for early 2nd and 4th (I really just needed an extra mid round pick to fit my guys in).

    * Number in bracket is NFL Draft Scout Ranking

    2a. Ra'Shede Hagemann- Minnesota -6'6" 312lbs (43)
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    DT is obviously a huge need right now and should be a draft priority. Hagemann is an absolute freak of an athlete (ranked #2 on the freaks list by Bruce Feldman) and has the potential to be a top 5 pick if he develops. Right now he is a 2nd rounder and I'm hoping he doesn't develop too quickly this season.

    Freaks List: The 20 craziest athletes in college football - NCAA Football - CBSSports.com News, Scores, Stats, Schedule and BCS Rankings


    2b.DT- Deandre Coleman- Cal- 6'5" 315lb (88)
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    I liked my big, long, athletic DT earlier in round two so much I thought I would grab another. Like manx said, he is a good athlete, huge upside and has the skills to two-gap. What I like about this pair of DTs along with Armstead is size, length, athleticism and scheme versatility. Whether its 4-3 or 3-4, 1-gap, 2-gap or my favorite 4-3 under. These two would help stop the run, rush the passer, clog up passing lanes with their length and really offer a huge amount of defensive versatility, especially with #75 getting up there in age.


    3. C- Travis Swanson- Arkansas- 6'4" 320lbs (66 could maybe swap positions with Coleman)
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    Interior O-line could be another need although I hope we do re-sign Wendell. Swanson is arguably the top C in the 2014 draft (although recent history has the top C entering the year dropping like a rock before the draft) and is another guy I like from the athletic freak list.

    Freaks List: The 20 craziest athletes in college football - NCAA Football - CBSSports.com News, Scores, Stats, Schedule and BCS Rankings

    While he has great movement skills, his best asset at the moment is probably his pass protection, which could make him one of the better C's in the NFL if he can continue to develop the other parts of his game.


    4a. FB- Trey Millard- Oklahoma- 6'2" 250lbs (104)
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    I will say this right now, Trey Millard is one of the 10 best players in college football. He is versatile, athletic and a flat out beast. While it may be impossible to find a replacement for Aaron Hernandez, Millard would do a fantastic job and contribute in even more ways. He is a fantastic lead blocking FB, he can run the ball, catch it out of the backfield, line up at TE and is Oklahoma's best special teams player. He is actually Oklahoma's best player period. He is a combo FB/RB/HB/TE and special teamer that offers so much value I would draft him as high as round 2, he is that good.


    4b. CB- Kyle Fuller- Virginia Tech- 6'0" 190lbs (142)
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    Fuller was supposed to be one of the best CB's in college football in 2012 but he never really developed last season. The talent is still there and I think he could break out in 2013 and force himself into the top 2 rounds. He has good size, athleticism and coverage ability that should make him at least a solid NFL CB with the potential for more.


    5. OT- Cornelius Lucas- Kansas State- 6'8" 328lbs (146)
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    When I was watching tape I couldn't help but notice Lucas. Maybe its because the guy is freakin' huge, but I came away impressed. Lucas has great length, is a good athlete, is excellent in pass protection and does a good job moving his feet and getting to the second level. He still has a lot of technique work to do and he needs to improve his run blocking but I think he has huge upside. I would also like to see him get a bit 'meaner' and finish his block, especially drive blocking where he seems a bit passive. Unique size and skillset though, especially as a pass blocker and well worth a shot in the 4th/5th round.

    6. QB- Keith Price- Washington- 6'1" 202lbs (277)
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    I see him as a poor mans Teddy Bridgewater and not just because of the similar appearance. The more I watch the more I really like Price as a developmental guy that has a chance to be really good. He has a good but not quite great arm (although I think he can continue to improve that), he is a great athlete and excellent runner, but don't be fooled, he is a pure pocket QB. I really like the way he moves around the pocket, keeps his eyes down field and uses his athleticism to keep plays alive. He throws the ball vertically down the field well, particularly down the seams and is especially good off play action.

    He still has some areas to improve and some technique issues to work through but I really like his skill set. He is undersized which will scare some teams off but it doesn't really concern me. From a comparison standpoint to me he looks like a combination of Bridgewater in the pocket (although he doesn't quite have the same arm) and Russel Wilson running and throwing on the run. I think Price is poised for a huge year and could easy push himself up to being one of the top QB's in the draft.

    7th- Lottery Ticket
    Just take a high ceiling guy and hope to strike gold.
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    If we do resign Wendell,then this slot should go to OG Steen of Alabama. A quietly effective beast who can blow open running lanes with ease against the nastiest of SEC competition.

    This year we get to see Steen go against DT Anthony Johnson of LSU one on one for a whole game. Should be interesting.
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    @Wilfork 75

    Excellent mock and description. Agree with you on Hageman; a really nice prospect that could end up going much higher than currently projected.

    Really like Kyle Fuller although I'm not convinced he's a great fit in that he's similar to Arrington and Ryan as a good run-stopping CB. The Millard pick is very nice and the only pick I can't really get on board with is Keith Price.

    Good work.
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    After viewing the current roster for the 2013-14 New England Patriots, I consider the following positional priorities:

    1. Cornerback (Aqib Talib will be an unrestricted free agent)
    2. Defensive Tackle (No Brainer)
    3. Strong Safety (Steve Gregory, Adrian Wilson .... no thanks!)
    4. Offensive Center (no worthy backups currently on the roster)
    5. Outside Linebacker (Brandon Spikes will be an unrestricted free agent)
    6. Cornerback or Defensive Tackle (a double dip is in order)
    7. Running Back (LeGarrette Blount will be an unrestricted free agent)

    Comment: With regard to outside linebacker, Dont'a Hightower moves to middle linebacker while Jamie Collins moves to strong side outside linebacker. Steve Beauharnais backs up at middle linebacker especially if Dane Fletcher departs via unrestricted free agency. Jamie Collins will need competition for the strong side outside linebacker position.

    P.S. Marquice Cole sucks at cornerback

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    2014 New England Patriots Mock Draft :D

    Straight Up - No Screwing Around :eek:

    Round 1 - Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB - Oregon (28)

    Round 2 - Deandre Coleman, DT - California (88)

    Round 3 - Tyler Larsen, C - Utah State (98)

    Round 4 - Jace Amaro, TE - Texas Tech (130)

    Round 5 - Jeremy Deering, FS/SS - Rutgers (175)

    Round 6 - Glasco Martin, RB - Baylor (218)

    Round 7 - Brandon Dixon, CB - Northwest Missouri State (249)

    NFL Draft - 2014 NFL Draft Prospects - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com

    Parenthesis - NFLDraftScout Overall Rankings
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    2014 early mock

    1st round pick Ra'shede Hagemenn DT
    2nd Round pick Darqueze Dennard CB
    3rd Round pick Scott Crichton DE
    4th Round Pick Jace Amaro TE
    5th round pick Bryn Renner QB
    6th round pick Aaron Donald/Caraun Reid DT
    7th round pick high ceiling player

    I'd love to get another 2nd or 3rd for Mallett and maybe get Lemarcus Joyner, Tyler Larsen or Deandre Coleman
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    Preliminary mock draft, havn't decided on a 1st rounder, round projections from Walter Football for the most part

    1 ??
    2 Henry Anderson, DE/DT, Stanford
    Big & tall and he gets after the QB
    3 Bennett Jackson, CB, Notre Dame
    Has the size and speed to be a number 1 CB and played well on last year's powerhouse defense that went to the National Championship.
    4 Trey Millard, FB, Oklahoma
    Versatile fullback that blocks, runs and catches the football. He has a 5.4-yards per carry average, and had 30 receptions last year for 337 yards and 4 TDs
    5 Karlos Williams, SS, Florida State
    6'1" 223 pounds, what's not to like about his size? Fast and hard hitting he also made the game winning INT in last years ACC Championship Game
    6 Devin Gardner, QB, Michigan
    A sixth round QB out of Michigan? What's not to like? Interesting developmental prospect also played WR before replacing Shoelace.
    7 Chris Boswell, K, Rice
    Led the nation with 6 FG over 50 yards while only missing two, follows this years move of replacing Mesko with Allen
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    “I have confidence that [Gostkowski]’s one of the best kickers in the league,” Belichick said.

    We know he's willing to carry Gostkowski's $3.4M cap hit for this season. It's more likely that Gostkowski gets signed to an extension than it is that he gets cut.
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    I think Ghost is very good at what he does, I also think Mesko is very good at what he does.
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    What positions do we all agree are positions of needs? I'd say, not in order, QB, TE, RG/C, DT, LB, S, CB
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    My personal dream/somewhat realistic mock:
    R1. Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame
    R2. Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State
    R3. Arthur Lynch, TE, UGA
    R4. Aaron Murray, QB, UGA
    R5. Deion Belue, CB, Bama
    R6. John Urschel, OG, Penn State
    R7. Jeremy Deering, FS, Rutgers
    Undrafted Free Agents: Jordan Hall, WR/RB, Ohio State; Josh Mauro, DE, Stanford; Matt Hall, OT, Belhaven; Prince Tyson-Gulley, RB, Syracuse; T.J. Jones, WR, Notre Dame, Jamill Merell, DE, Rutgers, Connor Shaw, QB, South Carolina; Tom Savage, QB, Pittsburgh; Eric Ward, WR, Texas Tech...Any questions on any of my selections or UDFA's please ask
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    TE would be nice but not a strict need, we still have GRONK and Sudfeld looks like he'll be a decent back up at the minimum. QB isn't a big deal yet, Brady and Mallet both under contract, no QB in the first 4 rounds next year. If Cannon is at G and Wendel is re-signed no big need there either. DT is a need, DE potentially too. As for S we have some young players that we should wait and see on this season. LB isn't a need with Mayo Hightower and Collins locked up even if Spikes walks, CB is yet to be seen, but you can never have too many good DBs.
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    Unless, of course, there's another Ryan Mallett who takes a dive. . . .

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