Bill Belichick crafts a new draft tune

Pats' defensive selections highlight move away from base 3-4 to sub packages

Updated: April 29, 2012, 5:58 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It was last July, and Bill Belichick was answering a question about life in the modern-day NFL when he said, "Everything is changing. Bob Dylan talked about that a few years ago."

Belichick, who cracked a smile when he delivered that line, could have said the same thing Saturday night following the conclusion of the 2012 NFL draft because the Patriots' approach is best summed up this way: The Times They are a-Changin'.

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