Teams That Could Look to Trade

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No team manipulates the NFL draft better than the Patriots. They usually wield so much power that coach Bill Belichick should sit on a throne, wearing a crown and holding a scepter. He controls not only New England’s destiny but that of so many other teams.

Whether it’s due to a plethora of picks, a cunning ability to outwit their rivals or just plain chutzpa, the Patriots always seem to mold the draft in their favor. It should be no different in this year’s draft, which kicks off at 8 p.m. Thursday with the first round.

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