Patriots Deal & Pick At NFL Draft
The New England Patriots made some trades and the ended up making one draft pick Friday night at the NFL Draft. The selected Florida CB Duke Dawson.
Here's how it all happened according to ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss...
> The original pick the Patriots received in their Oct. 31 trade of Garoppolo, No. 43, was sent to the Detroit Lions for a 2018 second-rounder (No. 51) and a 2018 fourth-rounder (117)
> The Patriots then took the 2018 second-rounder acquired from the Lions (No. 51) and traded it to the Chicago Bears for the 2019 second-round pick and a 2018 fourth-round pick (105).
> The Patriots then took their original second-round pick (No. 63) and packaged it with the 2018 fourth-rounder acquired from the Lions (117) and shipped it to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their pick at No. 56. They selected Dawson, whose versatility, competitiveness and sure tackling appealed to them.
The draft continues today down in Arlington, Texas.