McShay goes the full 7 in mock

April, 25, 2012
For his final mock draft, Todd McShay of Scouts Inc. produces a full seven-round mock draft.

His picks for the Patriots:

27. OLB Shea McClellin (Boise State)
31. S Harrison Smith (Notre Dame)
48. DL Kendall Reyes (UConn)
62. CB Casey Hayward (Vanderbilt)
93. G James Brown (Troy)
126. RB Edwin Baker (Michigan State)

To read the mock draft (Insider content), CLICK HERE.

ANALYSIS: McClellin has been compared to Mike Vrabel and could be a big boost for the pass rush, while Smith projects as a Day 1 starter at safety and on special teams. Looks like a solid first round. One of the questions with Reyes is if he can be a true two-gapper, which the Patriots have generally preferred, but he has some pass-rush burst. He could still fit. The rest of the picks fill areas that could use depth.

Mike Reiss

ESPN New England Patriots reporter



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