With the draft finally upon us, here is a list of the 27 players currently on the Patriots’ roster the team originally acquired through the NFL draft, sorted by position and what year they were drafted.
Tom Brady – 6th round, 199th overall, 2000
Danny Etling – 7th round, 219th overall, 2018
James White – 4th round, 130th overall, 2014
Sony Michel – 1st round, 31st overall, 2018
Matthew Slater – 5th round, 153rd overall, 2008
Julian Edelman – 7th round, 232nd overall, 2009
Braxton Berrios – 6th round, 210th overall, 2018
Ryan Izzo – 7th round, 250th overall, 2018
None of the Patriots’ centers were drafted by the team.
Shaq Mason – 4th round, 131st overall, 2015
Joe Thuney – 3rd round, 78th overall, 2016
Ted Karras – 6th round, 221st overall, 2016
Marcus Cannon – 5th round, 138th overall, 2011
Isaiah Wynn – 1st round, 23rd overall, 2018
Derek Rivers – 3rd round, 83rd overall, 2017
Deatrich Wise Jr. – 4th round, 131st overall, 2017
None of the Patriots’ defensive tackles were drafted by the team.
Dont’a Hightower – 1st round, 25th overall, 2012
Elandon Roberts – 6th round, 214th overall, 2016
Ja’Whaun Bentley – 5th round, 143rd overall, 2018
Christian Sam – 6th round, 178th overall, 2018
Duke Dawson – 2nd round, 56th overall, 2018
Keion Crossen – 7th round, 243rd overall, 2018
Patrick Chung – 2nd round, 34th overall, 2009
Devin McCourty – 1st round, 27th overall, 2010
Nate Ebner – 6th round, 197th overall, 2012
Duron Harmon – 3rd round, 91st overall, 2013
Stephen Gostkowski – 4th round, 118th overall, 2006
The Patriots’ punter, Ryan Allen, was not drafted by the team.
Joe Cardona – 5th round, 166th overall, 2015