This is the April 25, 2013 news archive. View today's Patriots rumors and news.
The Vikings had plenty of picks and a need at wide receiver, both because of the Percy Harvin trade. So they made a bold move, trading second-, third-, fourth- and seventh-round picks to the Patriots for the 29th pick, which they used on Tennessee wide …Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings received 640 points in one pick; Patriots received 648 for four.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots are getting closer to the clockA lot of good players, especially at receiver, are on the board.Upvote Share TweetThere was a report Thursday that the Patriots have fielded “multiple” calls about quarterback Ryan Mallett. Those calls haven’t developed into trade discussions at this point, per a report from Tom Curran of CSN New England. Curran reports that thinUpvote Share Tweet
Report: Patriots used “about 25 percent” of pre-draft visits on WRsThe Patriots, who released Brandon Lloyd and lost Wes Welker in free agency, spent “about 25 percent” of their allotted pre-draft visits with wide receivers, ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported Thursday. California’s Keenan Allen and Southern California’Upvote Share TweetHow the Globe’s Greg A. Bedard sees the first round of the NFL draftUpvote Share TweetHere’s a historical look at the way the Bills have systemically ignored QBs in the Draft (and we wonder why they are the way they are). For the Dolphins, the 12th pick represents the least of the drama, as trade talks on multiple fronts are ongoing. RetUpvote Share Tweet
Getting you ready for draft dayWhen the NFL draft kicks off tonight, we'll be covering it every step of the way.Upvote Share TweetHow the Globe’s Greg A. Bedard sees the first round of the NFL draftUpvote Share Tweet
What positions could the Patriots be targeting in NFL draft?The NFL draft finally gets underway Thursday night, and almost from the moment league commissioner Roger Goodell announces the first pick, all of the mock drafts and prognostications from the last few months become irrelevant. As they say, beauty is in …Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Reiss' Impressions of Patriots Draft TradeApr 25ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss discusses the Patriots' first-round trade and what lies ahead in Rounds 2-7.
2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losersApr 25Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
2013 NFL draft - Kansas City Chiefs make right move in picking Eric Fisher…Apr 25Chiefs value upside of Eric Fisher over big-school experience of Luke Joeckel.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0Apr 25Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: