NFL Draft Grades 2015: Analyzing Each Patriots Pick

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Sep 27, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks receiver A.J. Derby (11) scores a third quarter touchdown against the Texas A&M Aggies at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

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47. Patriots beat writers have compared Derby to a “mini-Gronk.” If Derby can develop his overall skills, I think he can develop into a solid tight end, and one that would be a nice compliment to Gronkowski and Scott Chandler. Derby has the size you need to become a mismatch nightmare in the NFL (6’4, 255), now he just has to hone his skills a little bit.. TE. Arkansas. A.J. Derby. B+. player

Darryl Roberts. A-. player. 47. Stash Roberts on the practice squad for a little while, let him work on his technique, bulk up a little bit, and I think he can develop into a quality cover corner in this league. .. CB. Marshall

B. player. 47. A versatile linebacker that comes from Alabama? The only thing better would be if he were from Rutgers. Bill Belichick loves these kinds of players.. OLB. Alabama. Xzavier Dickson