Posts Tagged ‘Tank Carradine’

Open Thread: Should the Patriots Make Another Risky Pick?

Sunday, April 21st, 2013
DJ Hayden NFL Draft

Is DJ Hayden worth the risk for the Patriots? (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

The Patriots have a history of making risky picks in the NFL Draft. Are they primed to make some more “questionable decisions” during the 2013 NFL Draft?


Potential Surprise Early-Round Picks for the New England Patriots

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Marcus Lattimore South Carolina

Even with Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen in the Patriots’ backfield, could Marcus Lattimore be one of New England’s draft picks this year? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope

The New England Patriots have a number of positions of need they should look to address — wide receiver, pass-rush defensive tackle, cornerback, coverage linebacker — and currently only five draft picks to work with to attempt to fill those needs.

The Patriots aren’t a team that will allow their draft strategy to be handicapped by needs, however, and among those needs, the only one where their need for a starter is desperate is at wide receiver. Therefore, while the Patriots should be expected or at least projected to use at least one of their early draft picks on a receiver, the draft board in New England could be wide open to talent at other positions if the Patriots believe in the value on the board.


Open Thread: Patriots Dream Draft

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
Tank Carradine NFL  Draft

Tank Carradine is going to be a steal.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

We heard about your draft nightmares for the New England Patriots last week, this time around we’ll keep things a bit more positive.

What is your dream scenario for the Patriots in the 2013 NFL Draft this April?


2013 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Florida State vs. Clemson

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Tank Carradine was a BEAST all game vs. Clemson.

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

The marquee match-up in college football this week features two top ten ACC teams that are loaded with NFL talent. The Florida State defense alone should have at least five or six players drafted in the 2013 Draft. Clemson lost a talented senior class to the NFL but, has it’s own share of talent. The Tigers boast one of the top Senior RB’s in the nation in Andre Ellington.

This is a critically important game for both programs. Which prospects shined in the national spotlight and elevated their draft stock? How did Andre Ellington fare against the loaded front seven of FSU and which FSU defender stood out the most? These are all questions answered in my scouting notes.


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