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Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss how the word 'reach' doesn't apply to the Patriots when it comes time to draft, and why we can't conclusively call any of this a success or failure for years to come.
Greg Dickerson and Chris Price break down the picks the Patriots made over the weekend, and take a phone call from WEEI's Mike Petraglia to learn what Coach Belichick had to say.
draft he gave the Pats a grade of B+, though that was due largely to his love of colossal failures like Darius Butler and Ron Brace . So it’s one of those right pew, wrong church situations. But why quibble? The fact is that the Patriots got two
selections -- and managed to fundamentally whiff on three of them – safety Pat Chung (34th overall), defensive lineman Ron Brace (40th overall), cornerback Darius Butler (41st overall) -- with tackle Sebastian Vollmer (58th overall) the saving grace
get a good sense of where its depth stands before the playoffs begin. Defensive end Justin Francis, defensive lineman Ron Brace , defensive back Tavon Wilson, offensive lineman Marcus Cannon and running back Brandon Bolden are just four of the younger
Manning and knocked down a second-quarter pass and Wilfork was quiet, as Dan Koppen had his moments against Wilfork and Ron Brace . McGahee entered the game with a 4.7 yards per carry average and had just 51 yards on 16 carries Sunday (3.6 YPC
Kyle Love (also quiet) were on the bench during a lengthy Baltimore drive in the final minutes of the first half, with Ron Brace and Marcus Fortson struggling mightily to get any pressure on Flacco. And Michael Oher -- primarily on his own, though
Ultimately, however, the numbers are more representative of a mid-round pick, not a guy who was taken in the top 25. 10. Ron Brace (2nd round, 40th overall, 2009): The 6-foot-3, 330-pound Bay State native played four seasons with the
more than any other school. However, just two Eagles were selected during the Belichick era — Dan Koppen (2003) and Ron Brace (2009). 9. Defensive lineman A.J. Francis was only with the Patriots for a short time (a few months in 2013
top 50, they’ve hit on four of them: Wilfork, Seymour, Warren and Chandler Jones. One was an undisputed miss ( Ron Brace ) and the sixth (Dominique Easley) gets an incomplete for playing roughly half of his rookie season before going on
Butler , Devin McCourty and Ras-I Dowling ); five were defensive linemen ( Richard Seymour , Ty Warren , Vince Wilfork , Ron Brace and Chandler Jones ); four have been offensive linemen ( Adrian Klemm , Matt Light , Logan Mankins and Nate Solder
workout. 3. Interestingly, several of the guys who are out there have connections to New England. Richard Seymour , Ron Brace and Kyle Love are three free agent possibilities. (Given the history between the two sides, it might be a bit of a