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2012 NFL Draft: Potential Patriots Defensive Backs

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
Jayron Hosley 2012 NFL Draft (Photo: ICON SMI)

Could Hosley fit the athletic protoype the Patriots look for in a cornerback?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Last month, I broke down all 21 defensive backs that the Patriots have drafted in my Drafting Defensive Backs: A Patriots Case Study post. The results were a little surprising: Bill Belichick has some Al Davis in him.

Now that the combine is over, we have a better idea of which defensive backs in this draft class may fit those standards, which seem to rely strongly on workout numbers.

In today’s post I’ll break down those players to see who may be the best fit in New England, and who the Pats might not even bother looking at.

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