2011 NFL Draft Details

The NFL Draft begins this Thursday and concludes on Saturday. The Patriots have

WHERE:   
Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York City (Between 50th and 51st Streets).

WHEN:  
                8:00 PM ET, Thursday, April 28 (Round 1).
                6:00 PM ET, Friday, April 29 (Rounds 2-3).
                Noon ET, Saturday, April 30 (Rounds 4-7).

The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately 11:30 PM ET.  In 2010, the first round consumed three hours and 28 minutes.  The second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 10:15 PM ET.  The second and third rounds took four hours and six minutes in 2010.  The draft will conclude at approximately 7:15 PM ET on Saturday with the final four rounds.  Rounds 4 through 7 took seven hours and eight minutes in 2010.

DRAFTING:
Representatives of the 32 NFL clubs by telephone communication with their general managers, coaches and scouts.

ROUNDS:
Seven Rounds – Round 1 on Thursday, April 28; Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, April 29; and Rounds 4 through 7 on Saturday, April 30.

There will be 254 selections, including 32 compensatory choices that have been awarded to 16 teams that suffered a net loss of certain quality unrestricted free agents last year.

The following 32 compensatory choices will supplement the 222 regular choices in the seven rounds – Round 3:  Carolina, 33.  Round 4:  Tennessee, 33; Green Bay, 34.  Round 5:  Baltimore, 33; Baltimore, 34.  Round 6:  New York Giants, 33; Kansas City, 34; Minnesota, 35; San Diego, 36; New York Giants, 37; Carolina, 38.  Round 7:  San Diego, 33; Miami, 34; Minnesota, 35; Philadelphia, 36; Tampa Bay, 37; San Francisco, 38; Philadelphia, 39; Oakland, 40; Seattle, 41; New Orleans, 42; Carolina, 43; Buffalo, 44; Cincinnati, 45; Denver, 46; Cleveland, 47; Arizona, 48; San Francisco, 49; Tennessee, 50; Dallas, 51; Washington, 52; Houston, 53.

New England (Nos. 17 and 28) has two selections in the first round.  Oakland does not have a first-round pick.  All other teams have one first-round selection.

TIME LIMITS:
Round 1:  10 minutes per selection.  Round 2:  Seven minutes per selection.  Rounds 3 through 7:  Five minutes per selection.

PATRIOTS PICKS
1st Round – #17 (from Oakland)
1st Round – #28
2nd Round – #33 (from Carolina)
2nd Round – #60
3rd Round – #74 (from Minnesota)
3rd Round – #92
4th Round – #125
5th Round – #159
6th Round – #193 (from New Orleans)
7th Round - no pick (traded to Atlanta)

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