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Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Excited about the draft results? Don't read ESPN's pick-by-pick analysis of the Pats' first three selections.
1st pick: Patrick Chung
"Chung is not a great cover safety; he isn't fluid or explosive enough to match up with NFL slot receivers in man coverage. He doesn't have elite ball skills, either."
2nd pick: Ron Brace
"Brace isn't as quick or agile as his college teammate B.J. Raji and he's never going to be a great pass-rusher."
3rd pick: Darius Butler
"Butler doesn't always play up to his ability. He can give receivers too much of a cushion in off-man coverage and we're concerned about his ability to defend the run.'
Granted they are probably covering their arses in case these players are busts, but in Belichick we trust.
Source:Sports Management Colleges