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Wednesday morning one-liners

Wednesday morning one-liners Updated Apr 24, 2013
Could Ezekiel Ansah be there for the Dolphins with the 12th overall pick? Karlos Dansby could add depth for the Bills at linebacker. The Patriots might draft a defensive end named Jones for the second consecutive year. Jets G.M. John Idzik would be wise…
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  • NFL Draft chat with Greg A. Bedard Thursday at 11 a.m.

    NFL Draft chat with Greg A. Bedard Thursday at 11 a.m. Apr 24, 2013
    Globe NFL reporter Greg A. Bedard will host an NFL Draft discussion at 11 a.m. on Thursday.
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  • State of the Patriots, on eve of the draft

    State of the Patriots, on eve of the draft Apr 24, 2013
    With the NFL draft starting Thursday, here’s a look at the state of the current Patriots roster. With only five picks right now, Bill Belichick could be at his wheeling-and-dealing best trying to acquire more selections and add more young talent.
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  • Draft Focus: OLB Jarvis Jones

    Draft Focus: OLB Jarvis Jones Apr 24, 2013
    We are continuing our look at potential Patriots with OLB Jarvis Jones. Jones began his freshman year at USC before transferring to Georgia two years later. College Stats: 2011: 70 Tackles, 19.5 TFL, and 13.5 Sacks. 2012: 85 Tackles, 24.5 TFL, 14.5 Sack…
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  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T.: Draft Talk 03:18

    Reiss' P.A.T.: Draft Talk

    Apr 24
    Mike Reiss delivers the latest news, sits down with Devin McCourty and answers your twitter questions.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draft

    Apr 24
    Tackles and guards will take precedence over skill positions early in the draft, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: My 2013 Mock Draft

    Apr 24
    I say it every year, but this time I really mean it: There'll be a mad dash to trade down from the top. There's no Andrew Luck superstar to froth over, but there's good depth from 10 to 50. Here's how Round 1 will play out. (Editor's Note: NFL Draft Liv…