Patriots 2011 draft possibilities
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New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio wouldn't put an exact number on it, but he said recently that the Patriots would work out any player if they wanted to get more information on him. Some might consider bringing in a blue chip prospect as a smokescreen, given the Patriots' draft slots (Nos. 17 and 28 in the first round). It all adds to an interesting mix of guesswork and draft day preparation. Here's a look at a sample of the players the Patriots have looked at and who would fit into New England's schemes by need.