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Patriots News Blitz 4/16: Deep WR crop may be tempting

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The Patriots surprised some by selecting a wide receiver in the first round in 2019, taking Arizona State's N'Keal Harry with their top pick. One year later, scout are gushing about the potential of a very deep corps of pass catchers available in 2020.

NBC Sports Boston wonders if the Patriots might make a splash at receiver for the second year in a row, or will they way until Day 2 to find one?

The Boston Globe breaks them down while wondering if Baylor's Denzel Mims could be a possibility for the Patriots.

NBC Sports Boston writes that the Patriots should probably trade down even though many of their fans probably don't want to see that.

The Boston Globe looks at the role of a typical advanced scout in the NFL.

The Boston Herald continues its look at 10 potential Patriots in the draft and focuses on Dayton tight end Adam Trautman. Like everybody else, Boston Sports Journal believes tight end is the biggest need but wonders if there are any available that would makes sense.

Mel Kiper says the Patriots should be looking at linebacker and tight end early in the draft. The Providence Journal looks at the crop of defensive tackles.

The Athletic explains how NFL teams are taking precautions to make sure they’re not hacked during draft weekend. looks at how FIU quarterback James Morgan might fit in New England. looks at some quarterbacks the Patriots should have at their disposal. believe Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship should replace Stephen Gostkowski.

Dr. Anthony Fauci laid out a scenario where sports could return but only without fans.

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