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27- New England Patriots Team Needs: Pass Rush/OLB, RB, CB Analysis: Coming off a heart wrenching Super Bowl XLVIloss, there are question marks about age all around their roster. However,fortunately for many in this fan base, this isn’t reason to panic. Being one ofthe most savvy organizations in all of professional sports, they are nostrangers to bringing in young blood. Eli Manning consistently had time to getrid of the ball throughout the big game this year, and that ultimately did themin. Therefore, I think that they’ll be searching for some pass rush here.However, it wouldn’t be a shock if they took a CB either, particularly if theyfell further than expected Who they could draft: Shea McClellin, LB, Boise State; Nick Perry,LB, USC; Stephone Gilmore, CB, South Carolina; Derek Wolfe, DL, Cincinnati 28 Green Bay Packers Team Needs: DEFENSE! (DL, CB), RB Analysis: As much asAaron Rodgers and the Pack were floating on clouds for most of the year, itreally began with an omen. They were torched by Drew Brees and the Saints onopening night. While people can say “Everyone was torched by the Saints” andthat is absolutely right, there were concerns about this area that popped upall year long. It culminated in an upset loss on the Frozen Tundra in an NFCDivisional Playoff game against Eli and the Giants. After that, everyone isclamoring for defense, and they need it. In a very big way, in fact it wouldn’teven shock me if they attempted to trade up get Dre Kirkpatrick, or took achance on Janoris Jenkins. Who they could draft: Michael Brockers, DT, LSU; Derek Wolfe, DL,Cincinnati; Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama; Jerel Worthy, DT, Michigan State 29Baltimore Ravens Team Needs: WR, Safety, LB Analysis: This is a team that I really feel might havebeen the best in the NFL this past year, and I see no reason that Ball So HardUniversity can’t contend for a title again this year. As much flak (punintended) as Joe Flacco has taken for his comments that he feels he is the bestQB in the league, I have to give him this. He fully gave his team the bestchance to win he could in the AFC Championship, so why not get the man morethrowing options? That’s definitely something the Ravens should look at thisyear, as there is a good quantity of them in this draft. Also though, themainstays of the team, Ed Reed and Ray Lewis, are getting to an age where itwouldn’t hurt to groom a potential replacement, or at least a temporaryapprentice. Who better to learn from? Who they could draft: Stephen Hill, WR, Georgia Tech; HarrisonSmith, S, Notre Dame; A.J. Jenkins, WR, Illinois; Lavonte David, LB, Nebraska 30 San Francisco 49ers Team Needs: The trenches OL/DL Analysis: The 49ers were another team who came within awhisker (or a muffed punt, too soon?) of potentially hoisting the VinceLombardi trophy. After flirting with Peyton Manning, they at least appear tohave made nice with entrenched starter Alex Smith who finally lived up to hisnumber one pick status. They’ve made some big free agent splashes, most notablylanding Mario Manningham and Randy Moss in what is now probably one of thebetter WR corps in all of football. This team looks very good, however withdefections and age playing a factor on the OL and DL it wouldn’t hurt to findan addition here. However, they have more leeway here with their pick thanalmost any team in the draft. Who they could pick: Derek Wolfe, DL, Cincinnati; Mike Adams, OT,Ohio State; Andre Branch, DE, Clemson; Devon Still, DT, Penn State 31- New England PatriotsPass Rush/OLB, RB, CB Team Needs: Analysis: With the loss of the law firm (BenJarvusGreen-Ellis) to the Bengals, this might be the time when they decide to take areplacement RB. However, what the Patriots know is that they may be overdrafting someone if they take an RB right here, so this might be kind of a wildcard pick. Knowing the team that is making this pick, it wouldn’t be surprisingif they end up being a five time all-pro. They still have a CB need, so that’sanother possibility. Who they could take: Coby Fleener, TE, Stanford; Brandon Weeden,QB, Oklahoma State; Lavonte David, LB, Nebraska; Janoris Jenkins, CB, NorthAlabama; A.J. Jenkins, WR, Illinois 32New York Giants Team Needs: WR, RB, CB Analysis: This team lacks the typical feel ofinvincibility that a Super Bowl champion should have coming into the followingseason. They didn’t do too much during free agency, other than watching MarioManningham, Brandon Jacobs, and Aaron Ross all walk. Also, they have a longroad ahead of them as the NFL scheduling committee didn’t do them any favors.Still though, with a great ownership, you have to feel pretty optimistic in theBig Apple. Who they could take: Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor; A.J. Jenkins, WR,Illinois; Brian Quick, WR, Appalachian State; Doug Martin, RB, Boise State;Mike Adams, OT, Ohio State Please join us on our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter @DailyShootout

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