Day Two of the 2011 NFL Draft consisted of the second and third rounds, and the Patriots opened up Round Two with the selection of Virginia CB Ras-I Dowling. The Pats’ second pick of Round Two was Cal RB Shane Vereen. They then traded their third second-round pick, 60th overall, to Houston for their third- and fifth-round picks. In the third round, the Pats used the pick they got from Houston to select LSU RB Stevan Ridley and then followed up that selection with the drafting of Arkansas QB Ryan Mallet. Finally, the Pats traded their last pick of the third round and their fourth-round pick to Oakland for the Raiders’ 2012 second-round pick.
Taking all of the picks and trades into account, grade the Pats’ performance in the poll below.