Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 4/26/13
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In all of the years I have been an diehard fan of the New England Patriots, I do not recall a single time that I have called exactly what Bill Belichick will do in the first round of the draft, or any round for that matter. However, it is an extreme rarity if anybody does. Bill Belichick's drafts are similar to what the writers did to the ending of the show Lost, he purposely does not do what the pundits expect him to do. This unexpectedness is not unwelcome though, because Bill has blown my mind once again. The New England Patriots traded back from the 29th pick overall in the first round to attain the Minnesota Vikings' second rounder (52nd overall), third rounder (83rd), fourth rounder (120th), and seventh rounder (229th). The Patriots entered the draft with five draft picks, and now they have eight. Here is what their picks look like thus far: Second Round (52) Second Round (59) Third round (83) Third round (91) Fourth round (102) Seventh round (226) Seventh round (229) ...
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