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New England Patriots 2015 Draft Targets: Cornerbacks needed for Patriots

The Super Bowl champs New England Patriots owned the No. 32 pick in the upcoming NFL 2015 Draft. While the Patriots’ started their offseason workouts, their goal is to return to the biggest game, the Super Bowl.

Among the cornerbacks in the 2015 Draft are Eric Rowe (Utah), P.J. Williams (Florida State), Quinten Rollins (Miami Ohio) and D’Joun Smith (Florida Atlantic).

In the free agency, the Patriots lost five players who played important roles in New England’s championship have signed to play elsewhere, led by cornerbacks Darrelle Revis (New York Jets) and Brandon Browner (New Orleans Saints), and running back Shane Vereen (New York Giants).

For the Patriots to get back into the Super Bowl status, clearly, they needed to draft a cornerback. After losing Revis and Browner, the Patriots signed CB Chimdi Chekwa on March 12.

There are 25 possible cornerbacks available in 2015 Draft. Trae Waynes, who played for Michigan State, is the No. 1 draft prospects for CBSSPorts. Kevin Johnson from Wake Forest ranked second. Byron Jones is expected also to be drafted in round 1. Jones played for Connecticut last season. Marcus Peters of Washington and Ronal Darby of Florida State are projected to be drafted in the first round or second.

The Patriots offense will always deliver because of the leadership of quarterback Tom Brady. However, in order to get the job done, the Patriots defense must be shutting down the opponents’ offenses.

Will the Patriots be able to get the pieces to have a chance to defend the Super Bowl title?

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