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BC Defensive Tackle Ron Brace to Join Patriots

While B. J. Raji got most of the press with respect to BC’s defensive line, Brace deserves much of the credit in his own right. He is bigger than Raji at 6’3″ and 330 pounds, giving him a couple inches and 10 or so pounds. He is not quite as athletic as Raji, but is […]

Patriots Trade With Raiders to Move Up, Select BC’s Ron Brace

The Patriots continued a very active day, trading with the Raiders to acquire the 40th pick, in front of their own 41st pick. To move up seven spots, the Patriots traded away a fourth and sixth rounder. With the newly acquired selection, the Patriots went to their own backyard to pick the Eagles’ Ron Brace. […]

Patriots Select Oregon Safety Patrick Chung with 34th Pick

The Patriots addressed the secondary and special teams with one pick by taking Chung, a senior, with the second round’s second selection. This will be the first of fours second rounders the Patriots may have. This was the Chiefs pick and they also have the Packers, Chargers, and their own selection. Chung was a First […]

2009 NFL Draft Preview: Quarterbacks

It’s April, which means March Madness is nearly over and Major League Baseball is ready to open its season. It also means that Mel Kiper, Jr. of ESPN starts to earn his paycheck, because the NFL draft is all of a sudden around the corner. I will be previewing the top players at each position […]

Patriots Second Round/Second Day Picks

The Patriots have filled some needs and completed a trade in the second and third rounds of the 2008 NFL draft. Second Round: With the 62nd overall pick in the draft, the Pats took cornerback Terrence Wheatley from the University of Colorado. Wheatley is 5’9″ and 187 pounds. He’s seen as one of the faster […]


The Patriots selected Tennessee middle linebacker Jerod Mayo with the 10th pick in the 2008 NFL draft. The Pats traded down from No. 7 and were able to score a middle linebacker which should take some pressure on aging LBs Tedy Bruschi, Mike Vrabel and Junior Seau. 1. Miami Dolphins – Jake Long, LT, Michigan […]

2008 NFL Draft Possibilities

With the draft just hours away, here’s a quick preview of a few players we may hear called at the No. 7 pick tomorrow by the Patriots. Vernon Gholston – DE/LB, Ohio State – 6’4″, 264 Why take him? The Patriots would be hard pressed not to select Gholston if he is available at No. […]

2008 NFL Mock Draft

Here’s my take on the first 10 picks of the 2008 NFL Draft, set to take place April 26 in New York City: 1. Miami Dolphins – Chris Long, DE Virginia What they should do: The Dolphins have been on the clock since about Week 3 of the 2007 season when everyone realized just how […]