The Patriots have drafted nearly 600 players since the team's first round-by-round draft in 1961 (they also drafted players in 1960, but in groups based on position). This interactive allows you to compare players drafted using various criteria. Large bold numbers on player profiles show Weighted Career Approximate Value, a statistic created by Pro-Football-Reference.com measuring a player's overall effectiveness.
Statistics reflect players' full NFL/AFL careers
Hover or click on the bars to view player information
SOURCES: nfl.com, pro-football-reference.com, Getty Images
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