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AFC East Draft Needs: Patriots

NFL DRAFT NEEDS: AFC EAST Bills | Dolphins | Jets OVERVIEW After missing out on the postseason in 2008, the Patriots returned to the playoffs last year with Tom Brady back at the helm, only to be blown out by the Ravens in a first-round game at home. There's much retooling to be done on both sides of the ball, and a surprising amount of talent's needed for a team that finished with a 10-6 record. Luckily, New England's stockpiled draft picks for the second-straight offseason and is poised to add an influx of youth. The Pats current have 12 selections, holding picks No. 22, 44, 47, 53, 119, 190, 205, 229, 231, 247, 248 and 250. In the past, New England prided itself on a relentless defensive unit that gave quarterbacks a cold sweat on the nights leading up to game day. The Pats defense was one of the top-five statistical units at getting to the quarterback in 2006 and 2007, but over the past two seasons, their level of effectiveness has slipped, ranking 14th in sacks in 2008 before fall...

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