By adding four former first-round picks (and possibly another soon) this offseason, the Patriots have tried to overcome the Deflategate punishment handed down by commissioner Roger Goodell. With multiple needs met, what direction will New England take in the draft? NFLDraftScout.com founder and publisher Frank Cooney explores.
No one questions New England's offensive firepower, but it's time to give the Patriots' defense its due. A closer look reveals a unit that's young, fast, smart, unconventional -- and a big reason why the Patriots are still unbeaten.