While it certainly has been a hot debate around these parts whether the Patriots need to upgrade the safety and/or cornerback position, there is no debate that Coach Belichick will pick the player he feels will help his team the most in the long-term.
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Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
Projection: 1st Round
Last Updated: February 2nd, 2011
Strengths: Elite size and bulk – High football IQ and awareness – Generates an incredible jam at the line – Very strong and good straight-line speed – Willing tackler – Plus intangibles guy – Loves to compete.
Weaknesses: Isn’t the most fluid athlete – Doesn’t play as fast as his 40-time – Direction change and recovery aren’t the quickest.