Alan Greenberg of the Hartford Courant, Michael Felger of the Boston Herald, Jerome Solomon of the Boston Globe, * Mark Farinella of the *Sun Chroncicle * and Tom E. Curran of the *Providence Journal (registration required) offer analysis of yesterday's Bill Belichick pre-draft press conference and speculate about the trade possibilities on day 1 of the 2005 NFL draft.
Mark Farinella of the Sun Chronicle offers a story about the Patriots' depth at the running back position. Farinella speculates that the backup running back position may be addressed in the draft.
Kevin Mannix of the Boston Herald breaks down the top defensive line prospects in the 2005 draft.
The Corsicana Daily Sun offers a report on Bethel Johnson's new mentoring program for kids called Bethel's Champions.
Finally, Michael Felger of the Boston Herald explores Bill Belichick's draft philosphy and takes a look at the Patriots' previous draft picks.