The Patriots hit it big with two former Marshall receivers in Randy Moss and Troy Brown. Does second-round pick Aaron Dobson have the combination of size, speed to give Tom Brady the vertical option this offense is missing?
Teams swinging for the fences in the first round often come up empty, but a more measured, logical approach often results in better players drafted in later rounds. No one did that better Friday night than last year's Super Bowl opponents. Which other teams fared well in rounds two and three?
Potential first-round picks Jonathan Cooper and Sylvester Williams were the main draws but running back Giovani Bernard, offensive tackle Brennan Williams and little-known wideout Jheranie Boyd also turned heads.
Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was one of 12 NFL representatives on hand Monday to watch a private workout from 2012 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year John Simon, a DE/OLB hybrid who Ohio State coach Urban Meyer called the "heart and soul" of his team.