The New England Patriots offseason continues Thursday as the 2020 NFL Draft takes place. The Patriots have 12 draft picks doing into the event.
The next stage in the offseason is the NFL Draft, and the New England Patriots certainly have a lot of holes in their roster that they can fill via their 12 draft picks.
Not all of these selections will belong to the Patriots, though. Bill Belichick always makes at least three or four trades throughout the draft. These transactions are designed to either move out of a particular round or up a particular round.
The Patriots head coach is also no stranger to trading picks for next year’s draft either, as he has a long (and successful) history of doing so.
I predicted before the offseason began that this would be the most interesting offseason for the New England Patriots yet, and I was correct. Tom Brady is heading to Tampa Bay, Kyle Van Noy is heading to Miami, Duron Harmon is going to Detroit, and oh yeah — Rob Gronkowski came out of retirement and was traded to Tampa.
It has been a roller coaster for the fans of New England, as I am sure it has been just as crazy for the members of the organization.
In the wise words of Bill Belichick: “We’re on to 2020.” The past is the past. Players who are no longer on the team are no longer a priority and not a concern for the organization and the fans. The draft is coming up, and it is time to see the future of the New England Patriots come into fruition before our eyes.
Weeks ago, I wrote up an article discussing the first wave of the offseason and how the New England Patriots would improve their team via free agency.
Now, this article you’re reading will be an updated version to see how they improved thus far and how they can continue to improve their team in the 2020 NFL Draft.