Patriots NFL Draft Day 2 Live Blog: New England Will Actually Make A Pick Tonight

BOSTON (CBS) — Day 2 of the NFL Draft is here, and the Patriots will actually be on the clock tonight. It may take a while, as both of their scheduled picks aren’t until the third round — No. 72 and No. 96 overall — but there’s a chance Bill Belichick tries to jump into the second round if a player he likes remains on the board. Much like they can consider wide receiver Brandin Cooks their first-round pick this season, defensive end Kony Ealy could be seen as their second-round selection. The Patriots traded the 64th overall pick to Carolina for Ealy, but that price tag really wasn’t much as they also acquired the 72nd pick in that deal. The Patriots got a somewhat known commodity in the 25-year-old