Posts Tagged ‘Draft Picks’

Nate Ebner: Patriots Rookie Reset

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
Nate Ebner Patriots Draft

What sort of impact could Nate Ebner have on the 2012 Patriots?

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

After the New England Patriots drafted Tavon Wilson, most fans thought the “What!?!” pick had already been made by the Patriots in the 2012 NFL Draft. However, Bill Belichick had another surprise in store for the New England faithful with his sixth round selection of Ohio State DB and rugby player Nate Ebner.

Will Nate Ebner make the Patriots roster? If he does, what sort of impact can he make?


2012 Draft: Patriots Pick by Pick Breakdown

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The Patriots got a 2nd Round Cornerback in the 7th Round with Alfonzo Dennard.

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

The 2012 NFL Draft is in the books and now that all the dust has settled it’s time to take an in depth look at what the Patriots came away with over the three day draft. In typical Patriots fashion, some picks were met with excitement and some left you scratching your head. What was the rationale behind each pick? How does each player fit in with the Patriots current roster?

Continue reading for a breakdown of each selection and of course my opinion on each one of them.


2012 NFL Draft: Patriots Select Alfonzo Dennard (CB, Nebraska)

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Alfonzo Dennard NFL Draft

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

With their first 7th round pick #224 overall the New England Patriots selected Alfonzo Dennard, CB, Nebraska. Dennard has to be considered great value at this point in the draft, as he was once projected as a first round pick. Continue reading for more on the selection.


2012 NFL Draft: Patriots Trade Up for Dont’a Hightower (LB, Alabama)

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Dont'a Hightower Patriots Draft

Dont'a Hightower is the newest Patriot.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

With the 25th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Patriots traded up with the Denver Broncos and selected former Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower. The Broncos received a 4th round pick for moving down from the 25th to the 31st pick.


2012 Patriots Draft Picks

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

This is the list of the Patriots draft picks going into the 2012 NFL Draft:

Updated: April 28th, 2012

1st Round (Pick 21) Chandler Jones (DE, Syracuse)
1st Round (Pick 25) Dont’a Hightower (LB, Alabama)
2nd Round (Pick 48) Tavon Wilson (S, Illinois)
3rd Round (Pick 90) Jake Bequette (DE, Arkansas)
6th Round (Pick 197) Nate Ebner (DB, Ohio State)
7th Round (Pick 224) Alfonzo Dennard (CB, Nebraska)
7th Round (Pick 235) Jeremy Ebert (WR, Northwestern)

Picks traded away:
2nd Round – (GB – Trade Down)
3rd Round – (CIN – Trade Up)
4th Round – (DEN – Trade Up)
5th Round – (GB – Trade Down)
7th Round – (KC – Jarrad Page)
7th Round – (via PHI, to MIN – Randy Moss)
6th Round – (PHI – Tracy White)
5th Round – (CIN – Chad Ochocinco)

2011 Patriots Draft Picks

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Midseason Rookie Report

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
Nate Solder Patriots OT

Nate Solder has proven to be a very good pick for the Patriots so far. (Photo: ICON SMI)

NEPD Staff Writer: Mike Loyko

Prior to the season I previewed the Patriots rookies and what was to be expected of them. With a little more than half the season over I take a look at how they have performed and what the future may hold.


Patriots Rookies Signing Contracts

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
Patriots Rookie Contracts

Markell Carter was the first Patriot draft pick to sign.

Here is the current signing status of the players that the New England Patriots drafted in 2011.


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