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Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

The Patriots didn't select a running back in the draft, but have made plans to look at Duke's Shaquille Powell on a tryout basis at minicamp. The 5-foot-10, 205-pound Powell only fumbled once in his college career. Last season, he had 125 carries for 542 yards and 3 TDs, as well as 33 catches for 212 yards and 2 TDs.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Bill Belichick is asked about Tom Brady's four-game suspension and says, "I'll talk about the draft. You good on that?" Then smiles.

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NFL draft trade tracker

A full look at all the moves made during the NFL draft, broken down by team.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan on Tom Brady's suspension: "It is what it is. We're gonna play them if Steve Grogan is their quarterback."

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Highlights: Steven Daniels

Washington added a thumper in Round 7, taking the former Boston College linebacker. Check out some of Daniels' best highlights.

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Highlights: Devin Lucien

Early in Round 7, the Patriots added another offensive weapon in Lucien. Check out some of the former Sun Devil wideout's best highlights.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Complete Patriots 2016 draft class: 2. Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama; 3a. Joe Thuney, OL, NC State; 3b. Jacoby Brissett, QB, NC State; 3c. Vincent Valentine, DT, Nebraska. 4. Malcolm Mitchell, WR, Georgia. 6a, Kamu Grugier-Hill, S/LB, Eastern Illinois. 6b. Elandon Roberts, LB, Houston. 6c. Ted Karras, G, Illinois. 7. Devin Lucien, WR, Arizona State

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Highlights: Ted Karras

To close out the sixth round, the Patriots grabbed the Illinois product, a great nephew of Lions great Alex Karras. Check out some of Ted Karras' best highlights.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Patriots picks through sixth round: 2. Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama; 3a. Joe Thuney, OL, NC State; 3b. Jacoby Brissett, QB, NC State; 3c. Vincent Valentine, DT, Nebraska. 4. Malcolm Mitchell, WR, Georgia. 6a, Kamu Grugier-Hill, S/LB, Eastern Illinois. 6b. Elandon Roberts, LB, Houston. 6c. Ted Karras, G, Illinois. Remaining pick: 7.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

The Patriots selected Illinois G Ted Karras with their third sixth-round pick (221st overall). The 6-foot-3, 307-pound Karras was a four-year starter at right guard. His great uncle is late Pro Bowler Alex Karras, who starred on the television show Webster.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Patriots picks through late sixth round: 2. Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama; 3a. Joe Thuney, OL, NC State; 3b. Jacoby Brissett, QB, NC State; 3c. Vincent Valentine, DT, Nebraska. 4. Malcolm Mitchell, WR, Georgia. 6a, Kamu Grugier-Hill, S/LB, Eastern Illinois. 6b. Elandon Roberts, LB, Houston. Remaining picks: 6c, 7.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

The Patriots select Houston LB Elandon Roberts with their second sixth-round pick (214th overall). He is 6-foot-0, 235 pounds. High production as a tackler. Known for leadership.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Patriots picks through late sixth round: 2. Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama; 3a. Joe Thuney, OL, NC State; 3b. Jacoby Brissett, QB, NC State; 3c. Vincent Valentine, DT, Nebraska. 4. Malcolm Mitchell, WR, Georgia. 6a, Kamu Grugier-Hill, S/LB, Eastern Illinois. Remaining picks: 6b, 6c, 7.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

The Patriots selected S/LB Kamu Grugier-Hill with their initial sixth-round pick (No. 208). He played at Eastern Illinois, and ran a 4.4 in the 40 at Northwestern's pro day. He is listed at 6-foot-2 and 210 pounds and is a safety/linebacker type.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

After nine-pitch inning at Double-A Portland, reliever Carson Smith could be activated from disabled list next week during Red Sox's series in Chicago vs. White Sox.

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