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  1. Nate Solder: OL will miss Scarnecchia

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots left tackle Nate Solder took part in a screening of the "Draft Day" movie featuring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner at Showcase Cinema at Patriot Place on Wednesday night, and he shared one of his own draft-day experie...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  2. 5 questions on LeGarrette Bount

    Mike Reiss

    While much of the focus over the last 10 days has been on the Patriots' rookies, four-year veteran running back LeGarrette Blount is also part of the discussion. The Patriots acquired Blount in a draft-day trade in exchange for a seventh-round draft ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  3. Rapid reaction: Safety Duron Harmon

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Bill Belichick is often good for a head-scratcher on draft day, and the selection of Rutgers safety Duron Harmon in the third round (91st overall) qualifies this year. Harmon comes from off the radar, projected by analysts as ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  4. Scouting draft-day trade history

    Mike Reiss

    The 2013 NFL Draft will mark Bill Belichick's 14th straight as head coach/chief decision maker with the Patriots, and naturally over that time, a track record has developed. Belichick's penchant for draft-day trades is well documented, and in revi...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  5. Revisiting trades & value charts

    Mike Reiss

    A question in Thursday's Patriots chat on solid Patriots late-round draft picks sparked the idea for this blog entry. So thanks to chatter "Alan from New Hartford, CT." The idea is to revisit two 2012 draft-day trades made by the Patriots: The ...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  6. Football journey: Steve Gregory

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Safety Steve Gregory never received the call most prospects dream of on draft day. He had to go the underdog route as a rookie free agent. But how's this for a consolation prize? As Gregory was hurrying home from a round of...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  7. Pats-Packers have draft-day tie

    Mike Reiss

    When the Patriots have executed a draft-day trade in Bill Belichick's tenure (2000-present), they have turned to one team more than any other -- the Green Bay Packers. In updating the "draft-day" trade chart for the Patriots, which details the tea...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  8. Mailbag returns next Tuesday

    Mike Reiss

    A quick programming note: Our weekly Patriots mailbag, which posts every Tuesday on, will return next week. Last week's 'bag, which focused on draft-day strategies, can be read by clicking here....

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  9. Patriots mailbag: Trying to predict Bill Belichick's draft-day pr...

    Mike Reiss

    Pats mailbag: Trying to predict Bill Belichick's draft-day priorities.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2012
  10. Mock thoughts: Double defense

    Mike Reiss

    With first-round draft picks at No. 27 and 31, and two selections in the second round, the Patriots figure to be active on the trade front on draft day. If they stay put, Chad Reuter of NFL Network envisions a scenario where the team focuses on the f...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  11. Patriots locked in at 27th pick

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots own two first-round draft choices in 2012, their own and the Saints. The pick from the Saints came via a 2011 draft-day trade in which the Patriots acquired a 2011 second-round pick (RB Shane Vereen) and the '12 first-rounder. With th...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  12. 2011 NFL Draft: New England Patriots take QB Ryan Mallett in thir...

    Mike Reiss

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is annually unpredictable on draft day, but this year, he might have outdone himself by picking sliding quarterback Ryan Mallett in the third round (74th overall).

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2011
  13. Patriots & trades on draft day

    Mike Reiss

    Michael Lombardi of writes on two guarantees in this year's draft, one of which involves the Patriots. Lombardi envisions a lot of Bill Belichick trades. Lombardi goes on to explain, in his view, why the Patriots are big dealers on draft d...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  14. Mock thoughts: Watt & QB trade

    Mike Reiss

    Don Banks of produces his fifth mock draft, and he projects one trade in the first round -- the Patriots at No. 28. Bill Belichick has made seven trades on draft day in each of the last two years, so Banks acknowledges he isn't exactly goi...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  15. Patriots Mailbag: Trying to guess Bill Belichick's NFL draft stra...

    Mike Reiss

    Patriots Mailbag: On draft day, Pats fans should be ready for anything.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  16. Video: Brady reflects on draft day

    Mike Reiss

    "The Brady 6" documentary will be broadcast on Tuesday (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET) and below is a video clip from Tom Brady reflecting on his 2000 draft day experience....

    Blog | April 10, 2011