Patriots at it again on Day 2
New England gets value and an extra, other teams stumble while reaching to fill needs
Day 2 saw plenty of action from the very start, but two teams stood out to us based on the good and bad days they had.
First, as always seems to be the case, the New England Patriots came away from the second and third rounds as big winners. Coach Bill Belichick has been searching high and low for a tight end who can make a difference all over the field and he might have found that in Rob Gronkowski (third round, No. 42 overall). If the back injury that cost Gronkowski the entire 2009 season is no longer an issue, he could play for the Patriots the role of a tough guy who also brings receiving ability to the table.
For Scouts Inc.'s complete breakdown of Day 2, including the team that had the worst day, five picks that jumped out and the best values and biggest reaches, become an ESPN Insider.
MORE NFL HEADLINES
- Saints top Panthers to take NFC South lead
- Judge rejects Hernandez trial venue change
- Cowboys hopeful as Romo doesn't practice
- Source: Hardy trial ppd.; eyes reinstatement
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
2010 NFL Draft
Who will rise to the top of the 2010 NFL draft? Insider follows the top players all season long.