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Laurence Maroney RB
U of Minnesota

Well, the Patriots took a running back in the first round for the first time of the Bill Belichick era, just as I predicted. They just didn't pick the player I expected.

Here's NFL.com's summary of Maroney.

I'll have more later.

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Poll

The choice of Laurence Maroney is:

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  • 33%
    A+: Outstanding! I couldn't have picked a better player myself.
    (3 votes)
  • 22%
    A: Excellent! They needed a running back if they needed anything.
    (2 votes)
  • 22%
    B: Good. The filled one of many needs with a decent prospect.
    (2 votes)
  • 22%
    C: Average. I guess it's OK, but the Patriots have greater needs in other positions.
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    D: Fair: Not too good. Who is this guy? Besides, they don't need a RB.
    (0 votes)
  • 0%
    F: Poor. Defense wins championships. That's where the greatest needs are.
    (0 votes)
9 votes total Vote Now