Thursday’s New England Patriots Links 5/1: Tom Brady: Greatest draft day steal

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May 1, 2014 at 9:37 am ET


Patriots Draft Series: Ohio State’s Ryan Shazier would bring rare speed at linebacker – Karen Guregian: Guregian spotlights Shazier, whose athleticism is something she feels would be a good fit with the Patriots.

NFL roundup: Patriots take look at ex-Jets tight end Dustin Keller – Jeff Howe: Howe looks at the visit of Keller yesterday, among other NFL topics.


Draft video: Sizing up Jace Amaro – ESPN has video on Amaro, who figures to be among the top tight ends selected next week.

Tom Brady: Greatest draft day steal – Mike Reiss: Reiss looks at comments from the NFL Media editor for, who feels he’s among the biggest steals of all time.

Revis a surprise player in charity game – Mike Reiss: Reiss writes that Revis was a surprise participant in a charity- based game at Westwood High School last night.

Marsh, Najvar, Niklas, Skov & Starr visit – Mike Reiss: Reiss has a list of players who recently visited Gillette Stadium.

10 perfect Patriots: DT DaQuan Jones – Mike Reiss: Reiss continues his series, spotlighting the Penn State defensive tackle.

A feel for the 29th draft pick – Mike Reiss: Reiss goes back and recaps other players taken at 29th overall in recent years.


NFL Draft 2014 Top 10 cornerbacks: The CB picture is clear up front, but a mess in the back – Nick O’Malley: O’Malley talks about the available cornerbacks and the fact that the picture is a little less clear the deeper you go into this draft class.

The New England Patriots Dream Draft: What does the best case scenario look like on draft day? – Nick O’Malley: O’Malley ponders what the best case scenario will be for the Patriots next week.


2014 NFL Mock Draft: Patriots Fill Defensive Tackle, Tight End Needs – Doug Kyed: Kyed has his latest mock draft and takes care of two important positions in this edition.

Kenny Ladler: Private Workout With Patriots Coach Bill Belichick ‘Great’ – Doug Kyed: Kyed has comments from Ladler, who had good things to say about his meeting with Belichick.


Felger: Less buzz for NFL Draft in May – Michael Felger feels stretching the draft date “didn’t work” when it came to potentially try generating more buzz.

Road to the Draft: Washington’s Austin Seferian-Jenkins – Tom Curran: Curran continues his draft series, with his latest edition spotlighting the Washington tight end.


Projecting Patriots’ Starting Lineup Pre-Draft – James Christensen – Christensen looks at the potential starting line-ups prior to the draft, and his thoughts on possible upgrades that can be found in next week’s draft.