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New England Patriots 2021 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 4.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2021 NFL draft, we will update our New England Patriots Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the New England Patriots from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Patriots:

EDSFootball - Kevin Hanson (1/15)

15. Mac Jones, QB, Alabama

In the previous iteration of this mock, I slotted one of Jones' top weapons (Jaylen Waddle) at Alabama to the Patriots, who need to add play-makers to an offense devoid of them. That said, Jones took over for Tua Tagovailoa, the fifth pick in 2020, and really hit the ground running in 2020 after getting a few starts following Tua's injury in 2019. Facing only SEC competition before Notre Dame and Ohio State in the College Football Playoff, Jones completed 77.4% of his pass attempts and thrown for 4,500 yards (11.2 Y/A), 41 touchdowns and four interceptions. Jones was even better in the CFP as he completed 81.3% of his pass attempts for 761 yards, nine touchdowns and no interceptions.

San Diego Union Tribune - Eddie Brown (1/13)

15. Mac Jones, QB, Alabama

Cam Newton isn't the long-term answer at quarterback and Bill Belichick clearly doesn't believe in Jarrett Stidham. Jones benefits from a great supporting cast in Tuscaloosa, but he's an accurate, decisive passer who had 4,500 yards (first in the nation), 41 touchdown passes (second in the nation) against only four interceptions and a QBR of 96.1 (first in the nation). He finished third in the Heisman Trophy race.

CBS Sports - Chris Trapasso (1/13)

15. Gregory Rousseau, EDGE, Miami (FL)

Bill Belichick goes with the raw but versatile and high-upside Rousseau to refortify the defensive line in New England.

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2020 NFL Power Rankings: New England Patriots

Throughout the 2020 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the New England Patriots rank in terms of average, best and worst in our consensus Week 17 NFL Power Rankings:

Below you will find a Week 17 roundup for the Patriots in our consensus 2020 NFL Power Rankings.

The Athletic -- Rank: 21

Cam Newton, QB: You could certainly make the case for guard Joe Thuney, but Newton is the more interesting choice. The Patriots' offense has been a mess, and Newton ranks 29th in QBR. He has not played well, but he's also been dealt one of the league's worst supporting casts, and Bill Belichick has raved about his intangibles. Will Newton land a starting job somewhere next season?

CBS Sports -- Rank: 18

The offense is awful right now. They should start Jarrett Stidham in the finale and get on with the planning for next season.

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New England Patriots: 2020 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Patriots in 2020.

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Week 1Sun., Sept. 13vs. Miami DolphinsW 21-11
Week 2Sun., Sept. 20at Seattle SeahawksL 35-30
Week 3Sun., Sept. 27vs. Las Vegas RaidersW 36-20
Week 4Sun., Oct. 4at Kansas City ChiefsL 26-10
Week 5BYE
Week 6Sun., Oct. 18vs. Denver BroncosL 18-12
Week 7Sun., Oct. 25vs. San Francisco 49ersL 33-6
Week 8Sun., Nov. 1at Buffalo BillsL 24-21
Week 9Mon., Nov. 9at New York JetsW 30-27
Week 10Sun., Nov. 15vs. Baltimore RavensW 23-17
Week 11Sun., Nov. 22at Houston TexansL 27-20
Week 12Sun., Nov. 29vs. Arizona CardinalsW 20-17
Week 13Sun., Dec. 6at Los Angeles ChargersW 45-0
Week 14Thu., Dec. 10at Los Angeles RamsL 24-3
Week 15Sun., Dec. 20at Miami DolphinsL 22-12
Week 16Mon., Dec. 28vs. Buffalo BillsL 38-9
Week 17Sun., Jan. 3vs. New York JetsW 28-14

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New England Patriots - 2020 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2020 NFL Draft picks selected by the New England Patriots.

237Kyle DuggerSLenoir-Rhyne
260Josh UcheLBMichigan
387Anfernee JenningsEDGEAlabama
391Devin AsiasiTEUCLA
3101Dalton KeeneTEVirginia Tech
5159Justin RohrwasserKMarshall
6182Mike OnwenuGMichigan
6195Justin HerronGWake Forest
6204Cassh MaluiaLBWyoming
7230Dustin WoodardCMemphis

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New England Patriots Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2021 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

Julian Edelman Average Draft Position

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