Tom Brady's return dictates the Patriots picks in final 7-Round Mock Draft

The Return of the GOAT presents great draft options for the Pats.
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Patriots select WR Rickey Pearsall from Florida with pick No. 68

The Pats' own third-round pick continues to add firepower to the offense. Here, with the Pats' own pick No. 68, he adds a Z wide receiver in Florida's talented Ricky Pearsall. Like Bowers, Pearsall can be used all over the formation and the two will present a nightmare scenario for NFL defense.

Pearsall caught 65 for 965 yards and four TDs for the Seminoles in 2023. Pearsall is a riser on NFL draft boards and the Pats being able to snag him at 68 is another plus for Eliot Wolf. notes this about the Florida wideout,

"His sure hands and ability to create separation out of his break appeared consistently on tape throughout the year. As a result, he generated positive national buzz for his eventual move to the professional level, although he maintained Day 3 grades.

"But since he entered into the selection pool, Pearsall has shined in the pre-draft process, with a strong showing on the field at the Reese's Senior Bowl and impressive testing numbers in Indianapolis for the NFL Combine...Various draft analysts have taken notice. He's built considerable momentum to be picked as early as the top of the second round.

Patriots select OT Roger Rosengarten from Washington

With the Pats' second third-round pick acquired from the "Dah Bears", Wolf goes back to the offensive tackle position and selects offensive right tackle, Roger Rosengarten from Washington.

Rosengarten is 6'5" tall, 308-pounder who ran a blistering (for a big tackle!) 4.92 forty-yard dash at the combine. Like Suamataia, he's only 21 years old and can be a foundational piece of the Pats' offensive line for years.