Originally posted on Pats Propaganda  |  Last updated 4/26/12


Patriots trade up again and select Dont’a Hightower

What in the world is going on, two trade ups!??! For those of you who have been paying attention you know I didn’t see the Hightower fit for the Pats because he seemed too much like Spikes.

But there’s no question he’s a talented linebacker and I will be extremely curious to see how the Pats plan to use him. Whether it’s in a rotation at middle linebacker or even as an outside linebacker.

But just because yours truly didn’t see a fit doesn’t mean I’m not excited about it now. The fact is that the Patriots have improved their defense immensely in the last two hours. It’s pretty much everything a Pats fan could ask for. 

There’s no question now, the Pats have one of the most talented young linebacking squads in the NFL now. I don’t know how it will all come together, but I can’t wait to find out.

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