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Cincy Jungle Writer's mock draft: New England Patriots on the clock

Who will the Patriots take here that can finally help them get over the hump and win another Super Bowl after coming close several times since their last title in 2005?

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The latest edition of the Cincy Jungle Writer's Mock Draft is here. Be sure to keep up with all of the picks in a out stream page.

Next up are the New England Patriots. Who will they take here that can finally help them get over the hump and win another Super Bowl after coming close several times since their last title in 2005?

Mickey: Patriots take Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame

The Patriots are probably beginning to think about replacing Vince Wilfork who is pretty much under a one year deal in New England. If Nix is on the board when the Patriots are on the clock they will pull the trigger to bring the next guy to fill that space into town. He has been compared to B.J. Raji and if he does live up to any of that hype, the Patriots will be ecstatic with the pick.

Jason: Patriots take Calvin Pryor, SS, Louisville

The Patriots already got a huge secondary upgrade in the form of Darrelle Revis, and now that add the best strong safety in this draft. Pryor will be an enforce in the same manner Rodney Harrison was for their Super Bowl teams. They've not had a true punisher on defense since Harrison retired, and Pryor gives them that.

Anthony: Patriots take Ra'shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota

The Patriots usually have the luxury (or misfortune, depending on how you look at it) of picking in this area of the draft and usually go best player available. Though they hung on to Vince Wilfork, he is aging and Hageman is a beast of a player to pass up.

The diverse looks of the Patriots' defense could have Hageman on the line in different spots and he could be effective, as they were able to do with Richard Seymour. His potential is off of the charts, he just needs to have every down desire.





1 - Texans Jadeveon Clowney Johnny "Football" Manziel Jadeveon Clowney
2 - Rams Greg Robinson FALCONS TRADE: Jadeveon Clowney Greg Robinson
3 - Jaguars Teddy Bridgewater Blake Bortles Khalil Mack
4 - Browns Blake Bortles Sammy Watkins Blake Bortles
5 - Raiders Khalil Mack Greg Robinson Johnny Manziel
6 - Falcons Jake Matthews RAMS TRADE: Mike Evans Jake Matthews
7 - Buccaneers Sammy Watkins Jake Matthews Sammy Watkins
8 - Vikings JETS TRADE: Mike Evans Khalil Mack Teddy Bridgewater
9 - Bills Eric Ebron Eric Ebron Eric Ebron
10 - Lions Justin Gilbert Justin Gilbert Justin Gilbert
11 - Titans Anthony Barr Aaron Donald Antony Barr
12 - Giants Aaron Donald Anthony Barr Aaron Donald
13 - Rams Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Taylor Lewan Mike Evans
14 - Bears Taylor Lewan Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Timmy Jernigan
15 - Steelers Kyle Fuller Darqueze Dennard Darqueze Dennard
16 - Cowboys Johnny Manziel Odell Backham Ha Ha Clinton Dix
17 - Ravens Marqise Lee Marqise Lee Zach Martin
18. Jets VIKINGS TRADE: Derek Carr Calvin Pryor Kyle Fuller
19. Dolphins Zack Martin Zack MArtin CJ Mosley
20. Cardinals CJ Mosley BROWNS TRADE: Teddy Bridgewater Taylor Lewan

21. Packers Jimmie Ward Kyle Fuller Jimmie Ward
22. Eagles Odell Beckham Xavier Su'a-Filo Odell Beckham
23. Chiefs Brandin Cooks Cyrus Kouandijo Marqise Lee
24. Bengals Darqueze Dennard Dee Ford Kony Ealy
25. Chargers Jason Verrett Louis NIx Jason Verrett
26. Browns Bradley Roby CARDINALS TRADE: Derek Carr Brandin Cooks
27. Saints Dee Ford Ryan Shazier Dee Ford
28. Panthers Allen Robinson Morgan Moses Morgan Moses
29.Patriots Calvin Pryor Ra'shede Hageman Louis Nix