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2014 NFL Draft: New England Patriots Trade 93rd Pick to Jacksonville

Friday, May 9th, 2014

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

After drafting Dominique Easley and Jimmy Garoppolo in the first two rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots traded the 93rd pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Read up on compensation and analysis of who they passed on.

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2014 NFL Draft: New England Patriots Select Jimmy Garoppolo

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Tom Brady has a new backup quarterback – Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

With the 62nd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots have picked Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Read on for analysis of the pick and what it might mean for Ryan Mallett.

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2014 NFL Draft: Tight Ends Escape Patriots’ Grasp in Round 2

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Iowa’s C.J. Fiedorowicz is the top tight end remaining on Day 2. And as result, the Patriots are in an interesting spot. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: Oliver Thomas

The New England Patriots sit at pick 62 overall in the 2014 NFL draft, but second round-caliber tight ends do not sit with them.

After Day 1 saw North Carolina’s Eric Ebron join the Detroit Lions, Day 2 saw Washington’s Austin Seferian-Jenkins land with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Texas Tech’s Jace Amaro land with the New York Jets, and Notre Dame’s Troy Niklas catch on with the Arizona Cardinals. (more…)


2014 NFL Draft: Round Two Mock Draft

Friday, May 9th, 2014

There is a ton of talent left to start round two, including a couple Notre Dame DL.

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

Day one of the 2014 NFL Draft is already in the books and now things gets interesting. The first round went pretty much as expected, but day two is where the depth and value of this draft will shine bright. If you look at the draft board it’s clear there are some very good players still available to start round two.

In fact, there will be very good players that last all the way through the third round. With the new draft format, Day Two is the most exciting and action packed day of the draft, here is how I think it shakes out.

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2014 NFL Draft: Day Two Targets for the New England Patriots

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Troy Niklas is a likely target for the New England Patriots on day two of the 2014 NFL Draft.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

After drafting Florida defensive lineman Dominique Easley with the 29th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots are resetting their draft board for the start of Day 2 Friday night.

Here are some likely targets that Bill Belichick will be watching.

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2014 NFL Draft: New England Patriots Select Dominique Easley (DL, Florida)

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Dominique Easley is your newest Patriot.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

With the 29th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Patriots have selected Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley (6’2″, 288). Read on for my reaction to the pick—and not trading down.

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2014 NFL Draft: Patriots’ First-Round Options Remain at Pick 29

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Options are available at the end of Round 1. Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater may just be one of them. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: Oliver Thomas

The Jacksonville Jaguars jumped on Central Florida’s Blake Bortles with the third overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, but only one other team has followed the quarterback trend through the midst of Round 1.

Organizations with reported interest in a signal-caller, including the Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings, Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Chiefs, Cincinnati Bengals and Arizona Cardinals, have decided to wait and make priority upgrades elsewhere.

That may just play into the New England Patriots’s favor at pick 29. (more…)







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