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New England Patriots 2022 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 1.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2022 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 - Hanson (5/10)

21. Garrett Wilson, WR, Ohio State

It wouldn't surprise me if Wilson is off the board before teammate Chris Olave and/or if he's the first receiver drafted in 2022. That said, the Patriots were big spenders in free agency, but they will go into the 2021 season with Jakobi Meyers, Nelson Agholor and Kendrick Bourne atop the depth chart at wide receiver. Adding better weapons for Mac Jones starts here with Wilson.

Touchdown Wire - Schofield (5/7)

21. Ventrell Miller, LB, Florida

There are a few different directions the New England Patriots could look to travel early in the 2022 NFL draft. Wide receiver might be a position that Bill Belichick addresses, as is cornerback depending on the status of both Stephon Gilmore and J.C. Jackson. Then there is linebacker. While New England is getting veteran Dont'a Hightower back after opting-out in 2020 -- and there will be no Hightower slander from this author, as the veteran should have at least one Super Bowl MVP trophy on his mantle -- Belichick could look to draft his replacement. Ventrell Miller has been a mainstay in the middle of the Florida Gators defense the past two seasons, and could be the kind of linebacker that Belichick covets.

PFF - Renner (5/7)

21. Noah Daniels, CB, TCU

Through four games in 2020, Daniels was shutting down his side of the field in his first year as a starter before getting injured. He allowed only six catches from 18 targets for 100 yards with five pass breakups. He's an explosive dude who can hang clean 400 pounds despite weighing only 193 pounds.

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2021 NFL Power Rankings: New England Patriots

Throughout the 2021 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:

Below you will find a Week 4 roundup for the Patriots in our consensus 2021 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 19

Mac Jones has completed 81 of 120 passes for 737 yards and two touchdowns with three interceptions. Jones is growing into the job, and there have been some predictable rookie growing pains -- such as his first interception against the Saints on Sunday. He has been solid in the shorter passing game, but he hasn't been able to consistently connect down the field. Overall, teammates are bullish on him as their leader, and that should bode well for his development. "Tough kid, poised, kept throwing punches," starting center David Andrews said. -- Mike Reiss

NFL.com -- Rank: 23

The Patriots were the NFL's gold standard for so long that it's almost jarring to see how ordinary Bill Belichick's team has become. New England authored no flashbacks to former glories on Sunday, a listless 28-13 loss to the Saints that featured three Mac Jones interceptions. This uneasy period of self-reflection comes at an awkward time for the organization: Tom Brady makes his return to Gillette Stadium on Sunday night with a great chance to set the NFL's all-time passing-yardage mark. Brady continues to cast a huge shadow over the organization -- this week is going to feel like a total eclipse. "The Patriots have done nothing but win for a long time," Jones said after losing to New Orleans. "We have to get back to that." The rookie has opted into a world of impossible expectations.

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New England Patriots: 2021 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Patriots in 2021.

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WeekDateOpponentTime / Tickets
Week 1Sun., Sept. 12vs. Miami DolphinsL 16-17
Week 2Sun., Sept. 19at New York JetsW 25-6
Week 3Sun., Sept. 26vs. New Orleans SaintsL 13-28
Week 4Sun., Oct. 3vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersL 17-19
Week 5Sun., Oct. 10at Houston TexansW 25-22
Week 6Sun., Oct. 17vs. Dallas Cowboys4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 7Sun., Oct. 24vs. New York Jets1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 8Sun., Oct. 31at Los Angeles Chargers4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 9Sun., Nov. 7at Carolina Panthers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 10Sun., Nov. 14vs. Cleveland Browns1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 11Thu., Nov. 18at Atlanta Falcons8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 12Sun., Nov. 28vs. Tennessee Titans1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 13Mon., Dec. 6at Buffalo Bills8:15 PM / Tickets
Week 14BYE
Week 15Sun., Dec. 19at Indianapolis ColtsTBD / Tickets
Week 16Sun., Dec. 26vs. Buffalo Bills1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 17Sun., Jan. 2vs. Jacksonville Jaguars1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 18Sun., Jan. 9at Miami Dolphins1:00 PM / Tickets

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New England Patriots - 2021 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2021 NFL Draft picks selected by the New England Patriots.

115Mac JonesQBAlabama
238Christian BarmoreDTAlabama
396Ronnie PerkinsEDGEOklahoma
4120Rhamondre StevensonRBOklahoma
5177Cameron McGroneLBMichigan
6188Joshuah BledsoeSMissouri
6197Will ShermanOTColorado
7242Tre NixonWRUCF

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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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