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Christopher L. Gasper

Patriots must teach young WRs, DBs better

The NFL draft is a time of year filled with misinformation and myths. The idea that the Patriots have struggled drafting wide receivers and corners exclusively because they’ve tabbed the wrong players is both.

The process of bringing in young talent doesn’t end with the draft. It starts there. With enough strikeouts at wide receiver and corner to make Rob Deer blush, the Patriots hopefully have reevaluated both their approach to drafting and player development at those positions.

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