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Patriots News 04-30, Analysis Of the Patriots Draft Picks

Patriots News 04-30, Analysis Of the Patriots Draft Picks

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 4/30/2023 9 Min Read

Boutte is one of the more intriguing guys in the Patriots’ draft, I can’t wait to see if he can recapture his high level of play.

12 months ago
Patriots Finish off the 2023 Draft By Taking Jackson State CB Isaiah Bolden in Round 7

Patriots Finish off the 2023 Draft By Taking Jackson State CB Isaiah Bolden in Round 7

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 2 Min Read

After taking Michigan State defensive back Ameer Speed with their final pick in the sixth round, the Patriots closed things out with their final pick of the 2023 NFL Draft by taking another cornerback. This time around, they opted for Jackson State’s Isaiah Bolden with the 245th selection in the seventh round.

12 months ago
Patriots Select Michigan State CB Ameer Speed in Round 6

Patriots Select Michigan State CB Ameer Speed in Round 6

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 2 Min Read

After taking their second wide receiver of the night four picks earlier in Demario Douglas, the Patriots shifted gears a bit with their 214th overall selection. They went ahead and took Michigan State defensive back Ameer Speed, adding some additional depth in their secondary.

12 months ago
Patriots Add Another WR in Round 6, Select Liberty’s Demario Douglas

Patriots Add Another WR in Round 6, Select Liberty’s Demario Douglas

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 1 Min Read

The Patriots went ahead and took another wide receiver in the sixth round on Saturday, selecting Liberty’s Demario Douglas with the 210th overall pick.

12 months ago
Patriots Grab a Punter in Round 6, Select Michigan State’s Bryce Baringer

Patriots Grab a Punter in Round 6, Select Michigan State’s Bryce Baringer

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 1 Min Read

While punter isn’t exactly a glamorous position, the New England Patriots addressed a relatively glaring need in the sixth round on Saturday.

12 months ago
Patriots Take a WR in Round 6, Select LSU’s Kayshon Boutte

Patriots Take a WR in Round 6, Select LSU’s Kayshon Boutte

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 2 Min Read

The Patriots finally drafted a wide receiver on Saturday, selecting LSU wideout Kayson Boutte with the 187th overall selection in the sixth round.

12 months ago
Patriots Continue Adding OL Depth, Draft UCLA’s Atonio Mafi in Round 5

Patriots Continue Adding OL Depth, Draft UCLA’s Atonio Mafi in Round 5

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 2 Min Read

One of New England’s biggest problems last season was all the issues they had up front along the offensive line, and they appear to be focused on ensuring it’s not as big of a problem in 2023.

12 months ago
Patriots Add Eastern Michigan’s Sidy Sow in Round 4

Patriots Add Eastern Michigan’s Sidy Sow in Round 4

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 1 Min Read

The Patriots drafted another offensive lineman with their third selection on Day 3, selecting Easter Michigan’s Sidy Snow with the 117th overall pick.

12 months ago
Patriots Trade Up For a Kicker In Round 4 at #112

Patriots Trade Up For a Kicker In Round 4 at #112

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 1 Min Read

The Patriots traded up for the first time in this 2023 NFL Draft, moving up from #120 overall to #112 and selecting a kicker with their second pick of the afternoon.

12 months ago
Patriots Grab Center Jake Andrews With Their First Selection in Round 4

Patriots Grab Center Jake Andrews With Their First Selection in Round 4

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/29/2023 1 Min Read

The Patriots started things off on Day 3 of the 2023 NFL Draft by finally making a selection on the offensive side of the football, taking Troy University center Jake Andrews with the 107th overall pick.

12 months ago
MORSE: Patriots Day 2 Draft Analysis and What To Expect in Day 3

MORSE: Patriots Day 2 Draft Analysis and What To Expect in Day 3

By: Mark Morse
Published: 4/29/2023 5 Min Read

Day 2 has come and gone and the Patriots made just two selections and no trades despite having 11 picks still in the basket. 

12 months ago
Patriots Grab Sacramento State’s Marte Mapu in Round 3

Patriots Grab Sacramento State’s Marte Mapu in Round 3

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/28/2023 1 Min Read

The Patriots made their second selection of the night on Friday, taking Sacramento State’s Marte Mapu with the 76th overall selection in the third round.

12 months ago
Patriots Grab Georgia Tech DE Keion White in Round 2

Patriots Grab Georgia Tech DE Keion White in Round 2

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/28/2023 1 Min Read

The Patriots added another defensive player on night two of the 2023 NFL Draft, with New England using the 46th overall selection in Round 2 to select Georgia Tech’s Keion White.

12 months ago
Titans Trade Up and Take Will Levis off the Board in Round 2

Titans Trade Up and Take Will Levis off the Board in Round 2

By: Ian Logue
Published: 4/28/2023 1 Min Read

While some had thought the Patriots might still be in contention for Kentucky quarterback Will Levis, that door was closed quickly during Friday night’s coverage of round two of the NFL Draft.

12 months ago
MORSE: Patriots Get the Steal of the Draft in Gonzalez

MORSE: Patriots Get the Steal of the Draft in Gonzalez

By: Mark Morse
Published: 4/28/2023 3 Min Read

I have been following the draft prospects since the 1st week of January.  I think I had one mock draft with Christian Gonzalez going to the Patriots.  In my final Mock Draft, I posted 4 scenarios for the Patriots’ first selection.  Little did I know that both #4 and #1 would end up happening.

12 months ago
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