Welcome to the Sports Hub’s official live blog for the 2018 NFL Draft! Check out all of the Patriots’ draft content on 985TheSportsHub.com below, as well as live updates following the latest news and rumors coming from the draft, which kicks off Thursday night in Arlington, Texas.


Day 3 Updates:



6:39 p.m.: The Patriots drafted Florida State tight end Ryan Izzo with the 250th pick in the draft, completing their picks for 2018.

Sep 5, 2016, Orlando, FL, USA: Florida State Seminoles tight end Ryan Izzo catches the ball for a touchdown against the Mississippi Rebels during the second half at Camping World Stadium. Florida State Seminoles defeated the Mississippi Rebels 45-34. (Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Sep 5, 2016, Orlando, FL, USA: Florida State Seminoles tight end Ryan Izzo catches the ball for a touchdown against the Mississippi Rebels during the second half at Camping World Stadium. Florida State Seminoles defeated the Mississippi Rebels 45-34. (Photo Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)


6:23 p.m.: The Patriots drafted Western Carolina cornerback Keion Crossen with the 243rd pick. Crossen wasn’t invited to the Combine, but would’ve led all players in 40-time if he participated.


6:05 p.m.: The Patriots traded pick No. 233 to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for pick No. 250 and a 2019 seventh-round pick.


5:30 p.m.: The Patriots drafted LSU quarterback Danny Etling with the 219th pick in the draft. Etling has been working with Tom Brady’s own throwing coach Tom House. He played for four different head coaches and offensive coordinators during his time at LSU.

Jan 1, 2018, Orlando, FL, USA;: LSU Tigers quarterback Danny Etling warms up before the 2018 Citrus Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Camping World Stadium. (Photo Credit: Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports)

Jan 1, 2018, Orlando, FL, USA;: LSU Tigers quarterback Danny Etling warms up before the 2018 Citrus Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Camping World Stadium. (Photo Credit: Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports)


5:10 p.m.: The Patriots drafted Miami wide receiver Braxton Berrios with the 210th pick in the draft. Berrios is a slot receiver who is coming off a big senior season for the Hurricanes, catching 55 passes for 679 yards and nine touchdowns.

Nov 24, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA: Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Braxton Berrios (8) catches a touchdown pass against the Pittsburgh Panthers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 24-14. (Photo Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Nov 24, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA: Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Braxton Berrios (8) catches a touchdown pass against the Pittsburgh Panthers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 24-14. (Photo Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)


4:35 p.m.: The Patriots have traded the 198th pick to the Tennessee Titans for picks No. 233 and 243 in the seventh round.


3:40 p.m.: The Patriots drafted Arizona State linebacker Christian Sam with the 178th overall pick.

Mar 3, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA: Arizona State Sun Devils linebacker Christian Sam speaks to the media during the 2018 NFL Combine at the Indianapolis Convention Center. (Photo Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Mar 3, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA: Arizona State Sun Devils linebacker Christian Sam speaks to the media during the 2018 NFL Combine at the Indianapolis Convention Center. (Photo Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)


2:05 p.m.: The Patriots selected Purdue linebacker Ja’Whaun Bentley with the 143rd overall pick in the fifth round.


12:44 p.m.: The Patriots have traded pick No. 114 to the Detroit Lions in exchange for their 2019 third-round pick.


12:20 p.m.: The Patriots traded the 105th pick to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for picks 114 and 178, according to ESPN’s Field Yates.


Day 2 Updates:


Full Story: Patriots Draft Florida Cornerback Duke Dawson With 56th Pick


8:40 p.m.: The Patriots traded the 63rd and 117th overall picks to the Buccaneers for the 56th overall pick and selected cornerback Duke Dawson out of Florida.


8:20 p.m.: The Patriots traded down in the second round for a second time, sending pick No. 51 to the Bears for the 105th overall pick and a 2019 second-round pick.


7:50 p.m.: The Patriots have traded the 43rd pick to the Detroit Lions in exchange for picks 51 and 117.


7:47 p.m.: The Miami Dolphins selected Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki with the 42nd overall pick.


7:15 p.m.: The Patriots still hold picks No. 43 and 63 in the second round, but traded their third-round pick (No. 95) to the 49ers in exchange for tackle Trent Brown and the 143rd pick.


Day 1 Updates:


Full Story: Patriots Draft Georgia Running Back Sony Michel With The 31st Overall Pick


Thursday, 11:30 p.m.: The Patriots have made another selection! They’ve drafted Georgia running back Sony Michel with the 31st overall pick.


Full Story: Patriots Draft Georgia Offensive Lineman Isiah Wynn With The 23rd Overall Pick


Thursday, 10:35 p.m.: The Patriots have made a pick! With the 23rd overall pick, they selected offensive lineman Isiah Wynn out of Georgia.

Thursday: 10:20 p.m.: Matt Patricia’s first draft pick as head coach of the Lions is center/guard Frank Ragnow out of Arkansas.

Thursday, 10:11 p.m.: Steelers announce they’ve traded wide receiver Martavis Bryant to the Raiders for the 75th overall pick in the third round.


Thursday, 10:05 p.m.: Last five picks…

14. Saints: Marcus Davenport, DE, UTSA
15. Raiders: Kolton Miller, OT, UCLA
16. Bills: Tremaine Edmunds, LB, Virginia Tech
17. Chargers: Derwin James, S, Florida State
18. Packers: Jaire Alexander, CB, Louisville

(Click here for the full first-round results)


Thursday, 9:50 p.m.: The Bills moved up to 16th overall to select linebacker Tremaine Edmunds out of Virginia Tech. (Full first-round results)


Thursday, 9:30 p.m.: Updated draft results…

9. 49ers: Mike McGlinchey, T, Notre Dame
10. Cardinals: Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA
11. Dolphins: Minkah Fitzpatrick, DB, Alabama
12. Buccaneers: Vita Vea, DT, Washington
13. Da’Ron Payne, DT, Alabama


Thursday, 9:18 p.m.: With the 11th overall pick, the Dolphins selected Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick.

Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Minkah Fitzpatrick (Alabama) with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected as the number eleven overall pick to the Miami Dolphins in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. (Photo Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports)

Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Minkah Fitzpatrick (Alabama) with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected as the number eleven overall pick to the Miami Dolphins in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. (Photo Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports)


Thursday, 9:08 p.m.: The Cardinals traded with the Raiders to move up to the 10th overall pick. They selected quarterback Josh Rosen of UCLA. This marks the first time in NFL history that four QBs were selected in the top-10 of the draft.


Thursday, 9:01 p.m.: Updated draft order…

4. Browns: CB Denzel Ward, Oklahoma State
5. Broncos: DE Bradley Chubb, N.C. State
6. Colts: G Quenton Nelson, Notre Dame
7. Bills: QB Josh Allen, Wyoming
8. Bears: LB Roquan Smith, Georgia


Thursday, 8:53 p.m.: The Bills draft Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick.

Apr 26, 2018, Arlington, TX, USA: Josh Allen is selected as the No. 7 overall pick to the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. (Photo Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

Apr 26, 2018, Arlington, TX, USA: Josh Allen is selected as the No. 7 overall pick to the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. (Photo Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)


Thursday, 8:49 p.m.: The Bills are trading up to No. 7, according to Adam Schefter.

Thursday, 8:28 p.m.: After the Browns select Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield No. 1 and the Giants take Penn State running back Saquon Barkley No. 2, the New York Jets draft USC quarterback Sam Darnold with the third overall pick.

Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Sam Darnold (Southern California) is greeted by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected as the number three overall pick to the New York Jets in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. (Photo Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports)


Thursday, 8:08 p.m.: The 2018 NFL Draft is officially underway and the Cleveland Browns are on the clock. Despite Roger Goodell taking the stage accompanied by Cowboys greats Roger Staubach, Troy Aikman, and Jason Witten, the NFL’s apparent attempt to protect the commissioner from getting booed did not work.


Thursday, 7:11 p.m.: Here are all of the players that Felger & Mazz hit on this year’s Big Board:


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