FOXBOROUGH — After drafting Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley, the New England Patriots have addressed arguably the biggest need on the roster. With seven more picks in the span of six rounds over the next two days, the Patriots still have plenty of currency to improve the rest of the team's roster.
After defensive tackle, the team's most glaring needs are at running back, wide receiver, tight end, defensive end, and on the offensive line at center and guard. Let's take a look at the Patriots' remaining picks and the best of the rest of the players that are still available to the Patriots.
Remaining picks: Round 2, pick 62; Round 3, pick 93; Round 4, pick 130; Round 4, pick 140 (compensatory selection); Round 6, pick 198 (from Philadelphia Eagles); Round 6, pick 206; Round 7, pick 244
Best of the rest:
Andre Williams (Boston College)
Charles Sims (West Virginia)
Jared Abbrederis (Wisconsin)
T.J. Jones (Notre Dame)
Colt Lyerla (Oregon)
David Yankey (Stanford)
Dakota Dozier (Furman)
Russell Bodine (North Carolina)
Bryan Stork (Florida State)
Gabe Ikard (Oklahoma)
Kareem Martin (North Carolina)
The NFL Draft resumes Friday at 7 p.m. ET with rounds two and three, and rounds four through seven on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET.