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Who's the best first-round pick in Patriots history?

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by IcyPatriot, Jul 8, 2019.

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Who's the best first-round pick in Patriots history?

  1. JOHN HANNAH

    60.2%
  2. DREW BLEDSOE

    7.1%
  3. WILLIE McGINEST

    3.1%
  4. TY LAW

    9.2%
  5. RICHARD SEYMOUR

    10.2%
  6. VINCE WILFORK

    4.1%
  7. LOGAN MANKINS

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. DEVIN McCOURTY

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. DONT'A HIGHTOWER

    3.1%
  10. Other?

    3.1%
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  1. A Defiant Goose

    A Defiant Goose In the Starting Line-Up

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    Don't start with me
     
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  2. IcyPatriot

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    It's all good ...
     
  3. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter Weekly Picks Winner

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    Perhaps one day we can have biggest Patriot's forum honk poll ... :p
     
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  4. sean10mm

    sean10mm Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    Hannah is the only answer.

    Of Belichick's picks, Seymour. 7x Pro Bowl 3x 1st Team All-Pro, 2000s All-Decade 1st Team, critical player on 3 Super Bowl runs.
     
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  5. Deus Irae

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    There's no way to add enough poll options enough to make it valid.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Steve:Section 102 The real ruler of Westeros. PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I think you have to look at who is going to Canton. Hannah and Law are already there, essentially. Seymour should be, likely will be. High, Willie, MCcourty all are nice players and certainly red jacket worthy, but probably not going to Canton. Same for Big Vince and Mankins. Only one of them were considered the best ever at their position, so that's the winner. Hannah.
     
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  7. TheRazorsEdge

    TheRazorsEdge Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    All awesome players.

    I wasn't alive for Hannah but hes the obvious pick.

    After that Seymour for me. As dominant as they come on the Dline.
     
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    who is in the Hall of Fame?
    Ty Law
    Mike Haynes
    John Hannah

    Hannah 10x All-Pro
    Haynes 8x All-Pro
    Law 2x All-Pro

    Seymour 5x All-Pro

    As a player, Haynes is 2nd best but he only played half of his career at NE, still he made 6 All Pro teams with the Patriots, 2nd all-time among 1st round picks.

    I'd probably go

    Hannah
    Seymour
    Haynes
    Law
     
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  9. KontradictioN

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    Hannah followed closely by Easley.
     
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    With Hannah on the list, the question should really be, "Who's the second best first round pick in Patriots history?"
    Lots of arguments to be made for Hightower, Law, Bledsoe, Seymour...
     
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  11. Clonamery

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    The honk poll's not up yet.
     
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    Me followed closely by nobody.
     
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    Has to be the one used for Belichick. So Shaun Ellis was the best first round pick in patriots history.
     
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    I picked Hannah but your right...Bledsoe started it all with the likes of McGinest, Law and others.
     
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    Defiant Goose.

    Mic drop. End of thread.


    ....somebody, please stop me.

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    Hannah makes this poll pointless.

    How about limiting it to Belichick’s best first round pick? Good arguments for Wilfork, Seymour, McCourty, Hightower, and Mankins. Mayo was also awesome before injuries derailed his career.
     
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  17. TommyBrady12

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    Well, it has to be one of the NFL HOFers...Hannah or Law.
     
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    SBLIII In the Starting Line-Up

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    Seymour makes that debate pointless.
     
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  19. Ice_Ice_Brady

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    Then how about based on draft position too? That would be interesting.
     
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    Hannah. No doubt about it. Man wish he could be playing right now. Of course I say that to myself every 10 years so he would have to be a robot lol. The fact I think that every 10 years shows how dominant the Pats have been.
     
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