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NFL Draft 2011: Patriots Have Two First-Round Picks, Six Selections In First Three Rounds

With the NFL labor negotiations, subsequent lockout and, most recently (as in, Monday night), Judge Susan Nelson ruling in favor of the players and lifting said lockout, you may have have forgotten how many picks the New England Patriots have in the 2011 NFL Draft, or when it is (the first round begins Thursday night), or when Bill Belichick and company are drafting. Consider this your quick refresher. 

The 2011 NFL Draft begins Thursday night, with Round 1, at 8 p.m. ET. Friday night has Rounds 2-3, beginning at 6 p.m., and Rounds 4-7 begin Saturday, at 12 p.m. All seven rounds will air on ESPN and NFL Network. 

The Patriots, as usual, have a stockpile of pick: two in the first round, three of the first 33 selections, and six in the first three rounds. Here's a rundown of all their picks (via 


Round Selection Overall How Acq.
1 17 17 From Oakland (via Richard Seymour trade)
1 28 28 Assigned selection
2 1 33 From Carolina (via draft day trade in 2010)
2 28 60 Assigned selection
3 10 74 From Minnesota (via Randy Moss exchange)
3 28 92 Assigned selection
4 28 125 Assigned selection
5 28 159 Assigned selection
6 28 193 Assigned selection


The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft starts at 8 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, April 28th and SB Nation has everything you need to prepare for it - NFL mock drafts, draft projections, scouting reports, the full NFL draft schedule and more. Check it all out at SB Nation's 2011 NFL Draft Hub and our NFL Draft blog Mocking the Draft