While we could see defensive lineman Dominque Easley (New England’s first round pick, 29th overall) and center Bryan Stork (fourth-round, 105th overall) make some kind of impact in 2014, New England’s selections were mostly made for the future. But for a team in win-now mode, drafting player’s that won’t help the team this year left The Boston Herald’s Karen Guregian a little underwhelmed.
“From the perspective of them being all-in and going for it based on their moves in free agency, and then to hit the first and second rounds in particular and be so aimed at the future, that’s what was disappointing,” she explained to 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Bob Socci on Sunday’s NFL Draft Review Show. “I thought there were pieces there and needs they needed to take care of, and they didn’t go after anyone that can really help them out immediately.”
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With Rob Gronkowski currently recovering from ACL surgery, and given his recent medical history, Guregian was a surprised they didn’t draft a tight end "
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