Best Available Potential Patriots Targets On Day 3 Of 2021 NFL Draft


The New England Patriots snagged their quarterback on Day 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft, selecting Alabama’s Mac Jones at No. 15 overall.

Then, they went defense on Day 2, trading up for Alabama defensive tackle Christian Barmore early in the second round (38th overall) and grabbing Oklahoma edge rusher Ronnie Perkins late in the third (96th).

The draft concludes Saturday with the final four rounds, beginning at noon ET. The Patriots enter Day 3 with five picks: one fourth-rounder (No. 127), one fifth (No. 177), two sixths (Nos. 188 and 197) and one seventh (No. 242).

Here are some potential targets at positions New England has yet to address:

WIDE RECEIVER
Amon-Ra St. Brown, USC
Shi Smith, South Carolina
Tylan Wallace, Oklahoma State
Cade Johnson, South Dakota State
Seth Williams, Auburn
Simi Fehoko, Stanford
Jaelon Darden, North Texas
Dax Milne, BYU
Racey McMath, LSU
Jacob Harris, UCF

RUNNING BACK
Michael Carter, North Carolina
Kenneth Gainwell, Memphis
Chris Evans, Michigan
Demetric Felton, UCLA
Elijah Mitchell, Louisiana
Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma State
Jaret Patterson, Buffalo
Ben Mason, Michigan (fullback)

OFFENSIVE TACKLE
Stone Forsythe, Florida
Dan Moore Jr., Texas A&M
James Hudson, Cincinnati
D’Ante Smith, East Carolina
Tommy Doyle, Miami (Ohio)
Brenden Jaimes, Nebraska
Larry Borom, Missouri
Landon Young, Kentucky

Source: NESN

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