"He has good size, was well schooled in college playing for a team coached by former Bill Belichick assistant Kirk Ferentz, and he was among the team's pre-draft visitors to Gillette Stadium as part of the club's 30 in-house visits," writes Reiss. "Some tight ends are really just bigger receivers, but Fiedorowicz is more of a pure tight end who could factor into the blocking and pass-catching mix." READ MORE>>
Christopher Jason of MassLive.com calls USC WR Marqise Lee a playmaker who would fit well in Josh McDaniels' offense.
"I also think his tough mindset, leadership (team captain) and his ability to play special teams would attract Bill Belichick," adds Jason. "He may not pass the eye test to play the outside but could be a good compliment to the receiving core and he most certainly has the talent to compete or beat out some of the other receivers on the roster." READ MORE>>
"The length, intelligence, versatility and three-cone speed of Murphy definitely makes him an intriguing prospect," writes Curran. "Would be a very nice complement in the defensive end rotation and could be a successor one day to
Doug Kyed of NESN.com writes that Washington State's Deone Bucannon is the best fit for the Patriots among this year's safety draft class.
"Bucannon’s a big hitter with tremendous ball skills," notes Kyed. "He has a tendency to go for the big hit rather than the wrap-up tackle at times, however. Bucannon has the athleticism to play free safety, but he also is physical enough to play in the box." READ MORE>>