Here’s a quick breakdown of where the New England Patriots will be selecting, what areas they have the greatest need, and what the “experts” think they’ll do when it comes time to make their picks in the 2014 NFL draft.
To start, let’s take a look at where the Patriots will be selecting:
1st Rd — 29th overall 2nd Rd — 62nd overall 3rd Rd — 93rd overall 4th Rd — 130th overall 4th Rd — 140th overall (compensatory pick)* 6th Rd — 198th overall (from Eagles) 6th Rd — 206th overall 7th Rd — 244th overall
*Cannot be traded
If there is one thing we’ve learned over his 14 years in New England, it’s that Bill Belichick loves having plenty of draft picks at his disposal. This year, he has just eight.
Belichick had even less when the 2013 draft kicked off, with just five picks to work with, but trading their first rounder to Minnesota gave them three additional selections over the weekend "
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