Although the Patriots traded down in the first round passing on WR Dez Bryant, they still need talent at the positoin .They did select one WR already, Taylor Price from Ohio, but are they done? The need is significant considering Wes Welker may be out for a period of time, and Randy Moss isn't getting any younger - neither are the two newest WRs Torry Holt and David Patten.
Here are some names to bear in mind as the final day of the Draft unfolds.
Mardy Gilyard SR 6-0/187/- Cincinnati Bunnell, FL
Mardy Gilyard, the Cincinnati wonder who drew plenty of interest from the Patriots from the all staqr game on. Gilyard is considered a mid round pick, who has return ability as well as an elusiveness to make yards after the catch.
Jeremy Williams SR 6-0/206/- Tulane Baytown, TX
Jeremy Williams from Tulane is a talented bigger receiver who the Patriots could opt for later. at 6-foot-0, 206 pounds, he's not the biggest prospect, but tall enough to reprise the role of David Givens. The Patriots have checked in on Williams, and could consider him late in the day.
Jacoby Ford SR 5-9/186/- Clemson West Palm Beach, FL
Jacoby Ford is arguably the fastest of the bunch, a kid who has breakaway speed to stretch defenses. David Patten was supposed to have that speed in his younger days, but obviously has lost a step over the years. The 5-foot-9, 186-pound Ford could be that player who stretches the defense deep, much like the Patriots former player Donte Stallworth and what the team hoped they could get out of Joey Galloway last season.
Marcus Easley SR 6-3/212/- Connecticut Stratford, CT
Marcus Easley could be a nother prospect on the list. He has the size to shield defenders from the ball, and has evolved under coach Randy Edsall's growing system at UConn. Easley was a teammate of Patriots cornerback Darius Butler. The team has kept track of the Uconn products attending their pro day workouts in recent years.