Jackson, Justice among those who slipped
Every year there are a handful of prospects who slip in the draft and Todd McShay identifies 10 who slid this year.
Patriots, third pick (No. 36 overall), second round
Jackson needs work as a route runner and he occasionally drops catchable passes when attempting to get up the field before securing the ball. However, he has the most upside of any receiver in the 2006 class -- and that includes Ohio State WR Santonio Holmes. Once again, the Patriots found a way to maneuver the board for a tremendous value at a position of need in the wake of David Givens' offseason departure.
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From inside analysis from Scouts Inc. to reports from Len Pasquarelli, John Clayton and Michael Smith, ESPN.com had the draft covered.
• Clayton: Winners and losers
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• Inside analysis: 1st | 2nd | 3rd
• Pasquarelli: Character matters
• Green: Money sways Texans
• Clayton: OTs popular on Day 1
• Wojciechowski: Texans did what?
• Scouts: Draft Q&A
• SportsNation: Vote | Grades
• Photo gallery: First-round picks
• Complete 2006 draft coverage
• Pasquarelli: 2006 draft wrap
• Smith: Vick says he's matured
• Inside analysis: 4th | 5th | 6th | 7th
• Clayton: Skier Bloom drafted
• McShay: Players who slipped
• Clayton: Vets sent packing