Recapping Patriots’ 2018 NFL Draft Haul, Including Nine Picks, Eight Trades


April 28, 2018

FOXBORO, Mass. — The 2018 NFL Draft has concluded, and it was a busy and unpredictable three-day stretch for the New England Patriots.

The Patriots swung nine trades and made nine picks.

Here they are:

Round 1, 23rd overall pick: OL Isaiah Wynn, Georgia
Round 1, 31st overall pick: RB Sony Michel, Georgia
Round 2, 56th overall pick: CB Duke Dawson, Florida
Round 5, 143rd overall pick: LB Ja’Whaun Bentley, Purdue
Round 6, 178th overall pick: LB Christian Sam, Arizona State
Round 6, 210th overall pick: WR Braxton Berrios, Miami
Round 7, 219th overall pick: QB Danny Etling, LSU
Round 7, 243rd overall pick: CB Keion Crossen, Western Carolina
Round 7, 250th overall pick: TE Ryan Izzo, Florida State

Here are the eight trades the Patriots made:

— The Patriots traded the 43rd overall pick to the Detroit Lions for the 51st and 117th overall picks.

— The Patriots traded the 51st overall pick to the Chicago Bears for the 105th overall pick and a 2019 second-round pick.

— The Patriots traded the 63rd and 117th overall picks to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 56th overall pick.

— The Patriots traded the 95th overall pick to the San Francisco 49ers for the 143rd overall pick and offensive tackle Trent Brown.

— The Patriots traded the 105th overall pick to the Cleveland Browns for the 114th and 178th overall picks.

— The Patriots traded the 114th overall pick to the Lions for a 2019 third-round pick.

— The Patriots traded the 198th overall pick to the Kansas City Chiefs or the 233rd and 243rd overall picks.

— The Patriots traded the 233rd overall pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for the 250th overall pick and a 2019 seventh-round selection.

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