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The final countdown to the draft has begun and there's plenty to discuss this morning. Our ownAndy Hartwas involved in a draft roundtable with various ESPN personnel and some video of that can be seen on

Shalise Manza Youngof the Boston Globe *saysBill Belichickis happy with the team's position heading into the draft. *The Globe also takes a look at the crop of wide receivers. Ian Rapoport of the* Boston Herald has his eyes on offensive linemen. *The Herald's Karen Guregianwonders if the Patriots might look at a small school prospect after the success they had with Chadron State's Danny Woodhead. Jeff Howe from believes Baylor's Danny Watkinscould step in for Logan Mankinsimmediately.

Glen Farley has an article that appears in the *MetroWest Daily News *that examines the Patriots draft needs.'s William Bendetsonexamines Belichick's propensity to roll the dice come draft time.

On the national scene, Jarrett Bellof *USA Today *conducts a Q&A with Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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