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2012 NFL Draft Open Thread: Biggest Need for the Patriots?

Friday, April 20th, 2012
Devin McCourty Interception

If Devin McCourty doesn't return to his rookie form, is defensive back the Patriots biggest need? (Photo: ICON SMI)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

A team that finished the 2011 NFL Season with a Super Bowl loss obviously doesn’t have needs in the sense that some teams have. That isn’t to say that the Patriots roster can’t be improved on.

In this open thread, we’ll discuss what is THEE biggest need for the Patriots on draft day.

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Patriots 2012 NFL Mock Draft 5.0

Monday, April 2nd, 2012
Fletcher Cox NFL Draft

Fletcher Cox would make an immediate impact on the Patriots front seven.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

A trade. How else would you expect a 2012 Patriots NFL Mock Draft to start? However, unlike most years, I have the Patriots moving up instead of moving down. What prospect could make Coach Belichick change his pattern?

See my full 7-round mock draft after the jump.

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NEPD Radio: 2012 NFL Combine Recap – Day 5

Monday, February 27th, 2012
2012 NFL Scouting Combine

Mike and Doug wrap up the first five days at the NFL Combine.

Tonight on NEPD Radio, NEPD Editors Doug Kyed and Mike Loyko recapped the last two days of the combine and were joined by Rotoworld Draft analyst Josh Norris to discuss running backs, wide receivers, defensive line and linebackers.

We’ll be back tomorrow night recapping the defensive backs’ day to shine to at the NFL Combine.

You can call in ask a question or make a comment at (914) 338-1530 or just tune in Tuesday night at 9PM eastern. You can also download all of the NEPD Radio podcasts on iTunes here.

You can listen to or download last week’s episode after the jump.

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NEPD Mailbag: Too Long For Twitter

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Fletcher Cox 2012 NFL Draft (Photo: ICON SMI)

Why would former Mississippi State DL Fletcher Cox fit the Patriots so well?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Will Doug ever stop writing about Marvin Jones? Will the Patriots trade up for once? Is Mike Wallace a player the Patriots would be interested in?

Those are some of the questions I’ll be answering in my weekly “Too Long For Twitter” Friday mailbag where I take questions from Twitter that warrant, deserve or need answers longer than 140 characters

If you have a question about anything, tweet it to me @DougKyed, and I’ll try to include it in the column on Friday. If you aren’t on Twitter, feel free to throw in a question in the comments section.

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2012 Patriots NFL Mock Draft: Pre-Combine Edition

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
Patriots NFL Draft

Will Roger Goodell be announcing a trade up or a trade down for the Patriots this April?

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

The 2012 NFL Scouting combine is right around the corner. Before we start thinking about 40-times, wingspan and 3-cone times, here is one version of how the 2012 NFL Draft might go down for the Patriots.

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Patriots 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Mike

Friday, February 17th, 2012
Mark Barron Patriots Mock Draft

Would Mark Barron provide an upgrade for the Patriots secondary?

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

This is Mike Loyko’s first official Patriots only mock draft. An in depth look at each Patriot selection in the 2012 NFL Draft. What will they be looking for and who will they be targeting?

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2012 NFL Draft: Six Prospects That Fit the Patriots

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
Fletcher Cox NFL Draft

Is Fletcher Cox a good fit for the Patriots defense?

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

Sometimes the best way to get over the past is to keep your eyes squarely on the future.

The Patriots are loaded with four early 2012 NFL draft picks, so they should be able to move around and get exactly what they are looking for.

With than in mind, New England Patriots fans should check out these six prospects that are a prime fit for what the Patriots like to do on offense and defense.

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