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Wilson a reach? Not to Belichick

We were shaking our heads at the pick, but maybe that says more about process

Updated: April 28, 2012, 5:36 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The question defining the New England Patriots' activity on the second day of the NFL draft was this: Do you believe in Bill Belichick or the powerful draft analysts who annually shape public opinion?

Surprisingly, it's a battle Belichick seemed to be losing Friday night after he selected Illinois defensive back Tavon Wilson in the second round. It was a pick that had many asking "Who?" and created a firestorm on social media and blogs because Wilson seemingly ...

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