Patriots Make Just Four Picks In NFL Draft, But Address Two Key Areas On Depth Chart

BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots made just four selections in the 2017 NFL Draft, a record low for the franchise. But even with just those four picks, the Patriots addressed their two biggest areas of need on the roster: defensive end and offensive tackle. And despite making just those four selections, Bill Belichick and his crew were plenty busy over the last three days, as they have been throughout the offseason. New England was without a first or second-round pick after trading for wide receiver Brandin Cooks and Kony Ealy, and they also gave up a fifth-round pick for restricted free agent running back Mike Gillislee and a sixth-round pick for tight end Dwayne Allen. Not to mention, they didn’t