With The 53rd Pick In The Arrowhead Pride Mock Draft, The New England Patriots Select...

stagdsp with the pick...

As usual, the Patriots have a plethora of 2nd round draft picks, and they have to be pleased with their draft so far. Odrick in the 1st provides a versatile, hard working player up front. Misi brings some punch to the pass rush. Williams was a great value and NFL ready WR. 

The next need that I'd like to address for this team is the running game.  Patriots never seem to be able to run the ball as well as they'd like to.

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"It's no secret that the Patriots need help in their run game. Fred Taylor has some gas in the tank, but who knows for how long. Sammy Morris runs on low mileage, but he's injury prone. Laurence Maroney is erratic as a performer. BenJarvus Green-Ellis is unproven. Kevin Faulk is the only back every Patriots fan can fully support and trust. While our committee may appear to be full, it's never too early to start switching some pieces with youth. Morris may the be the first to go if we start the youth movement, so looking for his replacement would be a good idea." 

Source:Pats Pulpit

With the 53rd pick in the 2010 draft, the New England Patriots select...

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Toby Gerhart, RB Stanford 

Gerhart is undoubtedly a powerful runner... but he's also a devastating blocker, which many rookie RBs struggle with.  A lot of AP commenters seemed to give me flack for being a fan of his, but I really think Gerhart can get the job done in the NFL, and he's just the type of guy you want on your team. 

He plays with a ton of heart, doesn't go down on first contact, and proved at the combine that he's faster and more athletic than he's been given credit for. (block quote)His intangibles are top notch and he is both a dedicated and accomplished two sport athlete that will enter the league as a guy that every coach wants on the field on way or another. He will get a shot as a tailback, but has the body and physicality to make the move to fullback in a pinch.

Mocking The Draft scouting report

First round results are here.

Number Team Position Player Selected by
33 St. Louis Rams  WR Demaryius Thomas UCrawford
34 Detroit Lions  CB  Devin McCourty upamtn
35 Tampa Bay Bucs  DE Everson Griffen Larryemcdaniel
36 Kansas City Chiefs  WR Golden Tate ChiefsFan90s
37 Philadelphia Eagles (FromRedskins)  OLB Daryl Washington fairmont
38 Cleveland Browns  QB Jahvid Best HIV2Elway
39 Oakland Raiders  G Jon Asamoah mushin
40 San Diego Chargers (FromSeahawks)  RB Jonathan Dwyer tomahawk44
41 Buffalo Bills  RB Tim Tebow ArrowDread
42 Tampa Bay Bucs (FromBears)  WR Eric Decker Larryemcdaniel
43 Miami Dolphins  NT Linval Joseph Sam D
44 New England Patriots (fromJaguars)  OLB Nawa'akoa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa Misi stagdsp
45 Denver Broncos  CB Kareem Jackson kcsno56
46 New York Giants  OLB Eric Norwood CHIEFER
47 New England Patriots(fromTitans)  WR Damian Williams
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48 Carolina Panthers  WR Arrelious Benn 
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49 San Francisco 49ers  CB Patrick Robinson 
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50 Kansas City Chiefs (fromFalcons)
 DT  Torell Troup
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51 Houston Texans  CB  Chris Cook ChiefsDude
52 Pittsburgh Steelers  OT Jared Veldheer  Godlovetheredman14
53 New England Patriots     stagdsp
54 Cincinnati Bengals     PSUkegreen
55 Philadelphia Eagles     fairmont
56 Green Bay Packers     tybme
57 Baltimore Ravens     Ben S
58 Arizona Cardinals     kirkismerff
59 Dallas Cowboys     dbowefosho
60 Seattle Seahawks (FromChargers)     Matt Conner
61 New York Jets     Matt_Grbac
62 Minnesota Vikings     ravenhawk
63 Indianapolis Colts     TheAngelsColts
64 New Orleans Saints     King of the Cassel

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