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Watching his defense let two Super Bowls slip away was enough for Bill Belichick. The 2012 draft was set for adding some playmakers and the Patriots followed through.
6 of 7 picks were used on the defensive side of the ball. The Patriots obviously felt this was the time to get some skill players earlier than normal. Chandler Jones is a huge defensive end who could be converted to an outside linebacker. His biggest quality besides his size is a relentless motor and explosion in short space.
Don’t’a Hightower is all Bill Belichick wants in a linebacker, smart and tough. He’s an instinctive player whose versatility will give the Patriots numerous options in where to play him. He’s a leader in the Brandon Spikes mode, plays with pure emotion.
Tavon Smith is an in the box safety who could fill the 3rd safety spot for the Patriots. He’s projected to play a similar role that James Ihedigbo did in 2011.
Jake Bequette is a highly regarded defensive end who has the ability to play a...
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