Boston Sports Journal

● By Ric Serritella
The 2024 NFL Draft has come and gone. As the NFL calendar flips to the spring, so does the next draft cycle, as scouts have already begun the evaluation process for the 2025 NFL Draft, scheduled to be held in Green Bay, Wisconsin. While the Class of 2024 delivered an overwhelming amount of quarterbacks, the 2025 draft class promises to be full of pass-rushers, certainly one need that still remains for New England. However, with new franchise quarterback Drake Maye in tow, the Patriots could be looking to build around their new signal-caller. Below is our first stab at how the first round could play out when we fast-forward 11 months from now.

Top Players Not Included

These players appear in the top 7 of our

Consensus Big Board

, but do not show up in this mock.