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Coming off an eventful first round, the New England Patriots enter Day two of the 2022 NFL Draft with 10 selections in hand. All options therefore still seem to be in play, but adding more speed and explosiveness will likely be an area of focus for New England over the next two days after focusing on the offensive line in Round 1.

No matter what the Patriots will do, Pats Pulpit has you covered! We will have plenty of coverage over the next two days (and beyond), so make sure to regularly check back for all the latest news, rumors and analysis.

As for the second day of the event, look no further than right here: our Patriots news and rumors tracker that will be regularly updated throughout the day and into the night. Also, check out our friends at DraftKings Sportsbook for odds on this year’s draft.

Rounds 2 +3: Redcap

33. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: DL Logan Hall, Houston

TRADE: Minnesota trades No. 34 to Green Bay for No. 53, 59

34. Green Bay Packers: WR Christian Watson, North Dakota State

35. Tennessee Titans: CB Roger McCreary, Auburn

TRADE: New York Giants trade No. 36 to New York Jets for No. 38, 146

36. New York Jets: RB Breece Hall, Iowa State

37. Houston Texans: S Jalen Pitre, Baylor

TRADE: New York Giants trade No. 38 to Atlanta for No. 43, 114

38. Atlanta Falcons: DE Arnold Ebiketie, Penn State

39. Chicago Bears: CB Kyler Gordon, Washington

40. Seattle Seahawks: DE Boye Mafe, Minnesotta

41. Seattle Seahawks: RB Kenneth Walker, Michigan State

TRADE: Indianapolis trades No. 42, 122 to Minnesota for No. 53, 77, 192

42. Minnesota Vikings: CB Andrew Booth Jr., Clemson

43. New York Giants: WR Wan’Dale Robinson, Kentucky

TRADE: Cleveland trades No. 44 to Houston for No. 68, 108, 124

44. Houston Texans: John Metchie III, Alabama

45. Baltimore Ravens: DE David Ojabo, Michigan

46. Detroit Lions: DE Josh Pascal, Kentucky

47. Washington Commanders: DT Phidarian Mathis, Alabama

48. Chicago Bears: DB Jaquan Brisker, Penn State

49. New Orleans Saints: CB Alontae Taylor, Tennessee

TRADE: Kansas City trades No. 50 to New England for No. 54, 158

50. New England Patriots: WR Tyquan Thornton, Baylor

51. Philadelphia Eagles: OL Cam Jurgens, Nebraska

52. Pittsburgh Steelers: WR George Pickens, Georgia

53. Indianapolis Colts: WR Alec Pierce, Cincinnati

54. Kansas City Chiefs: WR Skyy Moore, Western Michigan

55. Arizona Cardinals: TE Trey McBride, Colorado State

56. Dallas Cowboys: DE Sam Williams, Ole Miss

TRADE: Buffalo trades No. 57 to Tampa Bay for No. 60, 180

57. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: OL Luke Goedeke, Central Michigan

58. Atlanta Falcons: LB Troy Anderson, Montana State

59. Minnesota Vikings: OL Ed Ingram, LSU

TRADE: Buffalo trades No. 60 to Cincinnati for No. 63, 209

60. Cincinnati Bengals: CB Cam Taylor-Britt, Nebraska

61. San Francisco 49ers: DE Drake Jackson, USC

62. Kansas City Chiefs: DB Bryan Cook, Cincinnati

63. Buffalo Bills: RB James Cook, Georgia

64. Denver Broncos: LB Nik Bonitto, Oklahoma

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65. Jacksonville Jaguars: OL Luke Fortner, Kentucky

66. Detroit Lions: LB Brian Asamoah, Oklahoma

67. New York Giants: OL Joshua Ezeudu, North Carolina

68. Cleveland Browns: CB Martin Emerson, Mississippi State

69. New York Jets: OT Nicholas Petit-Frere, Ohio State

70. Jacksonville Jaguars: LB Chad Muma, Wyoming

71. Chicago Bears: WR Velus Jones, Tennessee

72. Seattle Seahawks: OT Abraham Lucas, Washington State

73. Indianapolis Colts: TE Jelani Woods, Virginia

74. Atlanta Falcons: QB Desmond Ridder, Cincinnati

TRADE: Denver trades No. 75 to Houston for No. 80, 162

75. Houston Texans: LB Christian Harris, Alabama

76. Baltimore Ravens: DL Travis Jones, UConn

77. Indianapolis Colts: OT Bernhard Raimann, Central Michigan

78. Cleveland Browns: EDGE Alex Wright, UAB

79. Los Angeles Chargers: S JT Woods, Baylor

80. Denver Broncos: TE Greg Dulcich, UCLA

81. New York Giants: CB Cordale Flott, LSU

82. Atlanta Falcons: LB DeAngelo Malone, Western Kentucky

83. Philadelphia Eagles: LB Nakobe Dean, Georgia

84. Pittsburgh Steelers: DL DeMarvin Leal, Texas A&M

85. New England Patriots: CB Marcus Jones, Houston

TRADE: Las Vegas trades No. 86 to Tennessee for No. 90, 169

86. Tennessee Titans: QB Malik Willis, Liberty

87. Arizona Cardinals: DE Cam Thomas, San Diego State

88. Dallas Cowboys: WR Jalen Tolbert, South Alabama

89. Buffalo Bills: LB Terrel Bernard, Baylor

90. Las Vegas Raiders: OL Dylan Parham, Memphis

91. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: RB Rachaad White, Arizona State

92. Green Bay Packers: OT Sean Rhyan, UCLA

93. San Francisco 49ers: RB Tyrion Davis-Prince, LSU

TRADE: New England trades No. 94 to Carolina for No. 137, 2023 third-round selection

94. Carolina Panthers: QB Matt Corral, Ole Miss

95. Cincinnati Bengals: DT Zach Carter, Florida

96. Indianapolis Colts: S Nick Cross, Maryland

97. Detroit Lions: S Kerby Joseph, Illinois

98. Washington Commanders: RB Brian Robinson Jr., Alabama

99. Cleveland Browns: WR David Bell, Purdue

100. Arizona Cardinals: EDGE Myjai Sanders, Cincinnati

101. New York Jets: TE Jeremy Ruckert, Ohio State

102. Miami Dolphins: LB Channing Tindall, Georgia

103. Kansas City Chiefs: LB Leo Chenal, Wisconsin

104. Los Angeles Rams: OL Logan Bruss, Wisconsin

105. San Francisco 49ers: WR Danny Gray, SMU


Patriots and NFL rumors

10:55 pm: The Patriots dealt the 94th overall selection for pick No. 137 and a 2023 third-round pick.

9:36 pm: Medical concerns for Nakobe Dean - who was once considered a first round pick - are a “ major concern/medical red flag” for teams. The linebacker is battling injuries to his pec, shoulder, ankle, but the shoulder is considered a “major concern.” | Report

8:29 pm: The Patriots have struck another trade with the Kansas City Chiefs, exchanging the 54th and 158th overall picks to move up to No. 50 overall.


Day 2: Rounds 2 & 3

When: Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. ET

Where: Las Vegas

Television: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network

Live stream: FuboTV (free 7-day trial/subscribe here)


Patriots draft picks

Round 2: No. 50 - WR Tyquan Thornton, Baylor

Round 3: No. 85 - CB Marcus Jones, Houston

Round 4: No. 121, No. 127, No. 137

Round 6: No. 183, No. 200, No. 210

Round 7: No. 245

Following Thursday’s trade with Kansas City that resulted in two extra Day 2 selections coming to New England, the club has 10 picks available heading into the second day.

As opposed to the first round, the second and third will pass faster. Teams have seven minutes to make their calls in Round 2, compared to just five in Round 3.

Update: The Patriots have traded No. 54 and 158 to Kansas City for No. 50.

Update: The Patriots have traded No. 94 to Carolina for No. 137 and a 2023 third-round pick.


Patriots draft needs, potential Thursday targets

Quarterback: N/A

Running back: James Cook (Georgia), Breece Hall (Iowa State)

Wide receiver: Skyy Moore (Western Michigan), Christian Watson (North Dakota State), Wandale Robinson (Kentucky), George Pickens (Georgia), John Metchie III (Alabama)

Offensive tackle: Bernhard Raimann (Central Michigan)

Interior offensive line: N/A

Defensive line: DeMarvin Leal (Texas A&M), Perrion Winfrey (Oklahoma), Logan Hall (Houston), Travis Jones (UConn), Phidarian Mathis (Alabama)

Defensive edge: Boye Mafe (Minnesota), David Ojabo (Michigan), Arnold Ebiketie (Penn State)

Linebacker: Nakobe Dean (Georgia), Christian Harris (Alabama), Chad Muma (Wyoming), Leo Chenal (Wisconsin), Troy Andersen (Montana State)

Cornerback: Andrew Booth Jr. (Clemson), Kyler Gordon (Washington), Roger McCreary (Auburn)

Safety: Jalen Pitre (Baylor), Jaquan Brisker (Penn State)