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Just about every NFL draft pick is a special moment for the player involved. But for Patriots’ second-round pick Christian Barmore, the selection meant just a little bit more. Why? He got drafted by the team he rooted for as a kid.

“Literally my favorite team growing up and it’s a real blessing,” Barmore told Patriots media when asked what it was like to get the call from Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft. “It was a dream come true.”

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