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Worth the wait?

Mock drafts have filled the void, but mailbaggers are ready for the real thing

Updated: April 29, 2014, 2:49 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

Bring on the NFL draft.

That was the main theme from emailers to the Patriots mailbag this week, as this year's delay has created a bit of a lag in terms of excitement.

Unlike last year, when it was easier to lock the Patriots into the receiver position, I think the team has some more flexibility to go in a number of different areas. If I had to project, this could be a meat-and-potatoes draft focusing a bit heavier on the offensive and defensive lines.

Let's get to the questions...

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