This year’s draft was pushed back a few weeks, giving NFL teams a little extra time to do their homework on all the prospects hoping to play on Sundays.
New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio joined Bob Socci on Sunday’s edition of the NFL Draft Preview Show, giving fans an inside look at how the Patriots prepare for the draft.
With the team usually selecting towards the end of the first round, Caserio said a big part of the Patriots’ approach is patience.
“Where we’re picking right now, if we pick, there are a lot of players that will come off the board,” he said. “Even if there is player that we say ‘we’d love to have him’ or such and such, the big thing is you’ve done your work and done your research, and you have a general idea of where players may or may not come off. You have to go through the process and then be patient. If the opportunity comes you either pick the player or trade out, trade up, trade down "
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