Patriots Draft: 10 EDGE targets for the Patriots

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April 25, 2019

The Patriots need to replace Trey Flowers who signed with the Detroit Lions in free agency. Deatrich Wise. Derek Rivers and Michael Bennett are on the roster but the Patriots could use another pass rusher. Here are ten prospects the Patriots could target. 1. Jaylon Ferguson, La Tech, 6-5 262: Ferguson was a sack machine at La Tech. He is explosive and wins with speed. Ferguson has a motor and…

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Patriots Draft: 10 defensive tackles targets for the Patriots

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April 25, 2019

The Patriots allowed Malcolm Brown and Danny Shelton to move on free agency. They will use the draft to replace Brown and Shelton and add depth. 1. Khalen Saunders, 6-0 324, Western Illinois: Saunders is an explosive shade nose, one technique tackle who can jump the snap and get penetration. He plays with great leverage and balance and moves well laterally. Saunders would be a good fit in the Patriots…

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Patriots Draft: 10 offensive tackles targets for the Patriots

MANHATTAN, KS - NOVEMBER 17:  Offensive lineman Dalton Risner #71 of the Kansas State Wildcats gets set to make a block during the first half against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium on November 17, 2018 in Manhattan, Kansas. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)
April 25, 2019

The Patriots need address offensive tackle with the defection of Trent Brown to the Oakland Raiders in free agency. 2018 first draft pick Isaiah Wynn will get first crack at left tackle but the Patriots must improve their depth along the offensive line. Offensive tackle will be a position they target. Here are ten offensive tackles who profile as Patriot type players. 1.Dalton Risner, Kansas State, 6-5 312: Risner can play…

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Patriots Draft: 10 tight end targets for the Patriots

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April 24, 2019

As we have mentioned before, the Patriots never draft for need. They draft the best player available. Well, for the first time in a long time, they have a legitimate need at tight end. Losing Rob Gronkowski is a major league blow. Gronkowski was a shell of the player he has been throughout his career last season but at 6-6 265, he still possessed elite size and athleticism. The Patriots…

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Patriots Draft: 10 wide receiver targets for the Patriots

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April 22, 2019

Wide receiver is one of the top needs for the Patriots entering the draft on Thursday. The Patriots currently have Julian Edelman, Demaryius Thomas, Phillip Dorsett, Maurice Harris, Bruce Ellington and Braxton Berrios among others on the roster. There are plenty of bodies available to compete but the talent level is thin outside of Edelman. Bill Belichick needs to address the position in the draft but when he does will…

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Patriots Draft: Patriots top 5 needs

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April 2, 2019

We kick off our month long draft coverage by taking a look at the Patriots top five needs. The Patriots have lost some key pieces from last season’s Super Bowl team to free agency and retirement. The draft will provide them the opportunity to replenish some of what they lost. Here are the Patriots top five needs in order of importance. 1. Tight end: Replacing Rob Gronkowski is virtually impossible…

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Patriots Draft: Six positions the Patriots will focus on at the Combine

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March 2, 2019

The Patriots have several key free agents this off-season and there is a good chance they may lose a couple of them, most notably Trey Flowers and Trent Brown who could both command big money on the open market. The combine will give Bill Belichick and his staff an opportunity to see some of the top talent in this upcoming draft workout and possibly fill some of the positions that…

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Patriots Draft: 10 prospects to watch at the combine

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March 1, 2019

The Patriots will have their eyes in all of the participants at this year’s combine but here are ten participants that will intrigue them because they are ideal scheme fits. 1. Ryan Finley, QB, N.C State: At 6-4 213, Finley has the size and the arm strength the Patriots look for in the quarterback position. 2. Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina: Versatile and explosive after the catch, Samuel would give…

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Patriots Draft: 10 prospects to watch at the Senior Bowl

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January 26, 2019

Senior Bowl Saturday is upon us! Here are ten prospects playing in the game that would be good fits for the Patriots. Myles Gaskin, RB 5-10 191, Washington: Gaskin is a shifty undersized back who is similar to James White. He can plant, make a cut and get to the second level quickly as a runner. As a receiver, Gaskin is a smooth route runner who has good hands and…

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Patriots Draft: 10 prospects to watch in the East-West Shrine Game

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January 19, 2019

The Patriots will have multiple needs this off-season most notably tight end, defensive line, wide receiver and cornerback. The East-West Shrine game has produced some quality players in recent years. There are several Patriot type prospects in this year’s game. Here are ten prospects that would be a good fit for the Patriots. 1. Matt Sokol, TE, 6-6 255, Michigan State (East): The Patriots need to address the tight end…

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