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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.


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.


Senior Bowl: Day Two North Defense

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

NEPD Staff Writer Mike Loyko

Here are my practice notes on the north defense, they may jump around a little bit but they are as I have them written down.


2012 Senior Bowl: Audio Interviews

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

2012 Senior Bowl

Senior Bowl Headquarters

Mike Loyko was fortunate to get to talk to a bunch of the Senior Bowl players during Media Night.

Mike stated that George Iloka (S, Boise State) came off as very “football savvy” – listen to them all and tell us what you think.

Senior Bowl Report: Possible Patriots Targets

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012


NEPD Staff Writer: Mike Loyko

Coming off a thrilling AFC Championship victory, it’s tough to focus on anything other than the Super Bowl right now. However, the Senior Bowl starts this week, showcasing the finest Senior college football players in the country.

In this article we take a look at which players might be of specific interest to the New England Patriots in April’s NFL Draft and why.


George Iloka Scouting Report

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

QB / RB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SS

George Iloka 2012 NFL Draft

Georgie Iloka, FS, Boise State

Height: 6’3 5/8″
Weight: 222
Grade: 6.9 (Grading Scale)

Hands: 9 5/8″    Arms: 33 7/8″    Wingspan: 81 5/8″


2012 Patriots NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Sunday, January 15th, 2012
Dont'a Hightower Patriots NFL Draft

Dont'a Hightower brings the versatility needed to crack the 1st-round barrier for Bill Belichick. (Photo: ICON SMI)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

After an excellent win against the Denver Broncos, Patriots fans are antsy for some more football action. Hopefully, our second crack at a Patriots Mock Draft will satiate you a few minutes.

Despite their 14-3 run so far in 2011-2012, the Patriots have a lot of definable needs on both offense and defense, but will Bill Belichick find players that can fit his seemingly stringent guidelines and still present value?


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