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2014 NFL Draft: New England Patriots 7-Round Mock, Final Edition

2014 NFL Draft: New England Patriots' Seven-Round Mock, Final Edition

2014 NFL Draft: New England Patriots' Seven-Round Mock, Final Edition
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Judging by the New England Patriots' offseason thus far, they are going all-in on the next couple of seasons, hoping to win one final Super Bowl with Tom Brady. The 2014 NFL Draft shouldn't be any different, as they'll look to plug their holes quickly and find players who can help them win now. Here's a full mock draft of what New England could do in the draft.

Round 1, 29th Overall - Ra'Shede Hageman, Defensive Tackle, Minnesota

Ra'Shede Hageman
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Round 1, 29th Overall - Ra'Shede Hageman, Defensive Tackle, Minnesota

Ra'Shede Hageman
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New England has some good pass rushers, but they need to get stronger along the interior of the defensive line. Trading up to get Aaron Donald or Timmy Jernigan is a possibility with their excess picks later in the draft, but they'll settle for Hageman late in Round 1, because he is an athletic freak who could do some damage for them this year.

Round 2, 62nd Overall - Davante Adams, Wide Receiver, Fresno State

Davante Adams
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Round 2, 62nd Overall - Davante Adams, Wide Receiver, Fresno State

Davante Adams
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Even with the addition of Brandon LaFell, the Patriots will be looking to add help at wide receiver in the draft. Adams doesn't have as high of a ceiling as some of the receivers who will be off the board late in Round 2, but he doesn't drop passes, has great athleticism and should be a reliable target, even as a rookie.

Round 3, 93rd Overall - Daniel McCullers, Defensive Tackle, Tennessee

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Round 3, 93rd Overall - Daniel McCullers, Defensive Tackle, Tennessee

Daniel McCullers NFL Draft
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If the Patriots don't think Vince Wilfork will come back completely healthy, they'll need to find his replacement, and that could be McCullers, who's one of the most massive players in this year's draft. New England needs to add size up front anyway, so taking their second defensive lineman in the first three rounds isn't out of the question.

Round 4, 130th Overall - Charles Sims, Running Back, West Virginia

West Virgina RB Charles Sims 2014 NFL Draft
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Round 4, 130th Overall - Charles Sims, Running Back, West Virginia

West Virgina RB Charles Sims 2014 NFL Draft
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LeGarrette Blount is gone and Stevan Ridley is too fumble-prone to be relied upon, so the Patriots will be looking for running back help. Sims brings some size to the table, but he's also a versatile back who can split out wide and catch the ball, and New England would like to add a player like that to its offense.

Round 4, 140th Overall - Gabe Ikard, Center, Oklahoma

Gabe Ikard
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Round 4, 140th Overall - Gabe Ikard, Center, Oklahoma

Gabe Ikard
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Even with Ryan Wendell re-signed, the Patriots could be looking to draft a center, and for a player who should be available in Round 4, Ikard is a good choice and may be able to push Wendell for the starting job right away.

Round 6, 198th Overall - Brandon Linder, Offensive Guard, Miami

Brandon Linder
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Round 6, 198th Overall - Brandon Linder, Offensive Guard, Miami

Brandon Linder
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Linder brings good size to the offensive line, and after that was a weakness for New England last season, you can't have too many bodies, so Round 6 is a good time for the Patriots to pick up more beef up front.

Round 6, 206th Overall - Cassius Marsh, Defensive End, UCLA

Cassius Marsh
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Round 6, 206th Overall - Cassius Marsh, Defensive End, UCLA

Cassius Marsh
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Marsh has some issues with keeping his cool and playing smart, but he also has good pass-rushing skills, and the Patriots would certainly like to add depth at that position. He's a bit of a character risk, but it's not as if his problems are away from the field, so New England won't be shy to take a chance on him.

Round 7, 244th Overall - Connor Shaw, Quarterback, South Carolina

Connor Shaw
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Round 7, 244th Overall - Connor Shaw, Quarterback, South Carolina

Connor Shaw
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Shaw is a good athlete and a proven winner despite lacking ideal size. With Tom Brady getting older, it doesn't hurt to add depth at quarterback, and if Shaw looks like he could be a capable backup, it could turn Ryan Mallett into a good trade chip, so there's good value in picking Shaw in Round 7.