Posts Tagged ‘2014 NFL Draft’

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: 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.

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2014 Patriots NFL Draft: Day 1 Open Thread

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

The Patriots are in good hands for the 2014 NFL Draft.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, we are actually going to have the 2014 NFL Draft tonight after a long and arduous journey. Will it be worth the wait?

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2014 NFL Draft: Three Things I Think I Know Heading Into Tonight’s Draft…

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

The 2014 NFL Draft is nearly upon us.

NEPD Staff Writer: Ken Vetrano

I THINK…

The Patriots will select a wide out relatively high, and by relatively high I mean before round four. Belichick loves to maximize value, and after round one there will be plenty of value left over at receiver. Some 2nd-3rd round prospects that typically would have first round grades, will be sitting there for them to select at #62 and #93 overall. With the diverse array of receiving  talent left on the board, there’s many different directions they can go at pass catcher. Three names to remember are Jarvis Landry, Kevin Norwood and Marqise Lee.

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2014 NFL Mock Draft: James Christensen (Final)

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Will Dominique Easley be my pick in this 2014 NFL Mock Draft? (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

This 2014 NFL Mock Draft will be the final one of the season here at NEPatriotsDraft.com and marks the longest pre-draft season in history. It is finally here. Draft day. Eat your pancakes.

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