Dec 30, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Texas Tech Red Raiders tight end Jace Amaro (22) carries the ball against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the 2013 Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

FanSided NFL Mock Draft: New England Patriots Select Jace Amaro

We are running through our FanSided NFL Mock draft at the moment. This is where the editors around the network make the selections for their teams. We will be publishing the entire mock when it is complete on this site and will post each selection individually as they come in as well. 

Here are the selections that have already been made by our FanSided editors:

1. Houston Texans Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina
2. St. Louis Rams (from Washington Redskins) Khalil Mack, LB, Buffalo
3. Jacksonville Jaguars Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville
4. Cleveland Browns Derek Carr, QB Fresno State
5. Oakland Raiders Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson
6. Atlanta Falcons Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A&M
7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M
8. Minnesota Vikings Blake Bortles, QB, UCF
9. Buffalo Bills Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M
10. Detroit Lions Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn
11. Tennessee Titans Anthony Barr, LB, UCLA
12. New York Giants Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina
13. St. Louis Rams Aaron Donald, DT, Pitt
14. Chicago Bears Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville
15. Pittsburgh Steelers Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State
16. Dallas Cowboys Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan
17. Baltimore Ravens Zack Martin, OT, Notre Dame
18. New York Jets Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State
19. Miami Dolphins C.J. Mosley, LB, Alabama
20. Arizona Cardinals Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State
21. Green Bay Packers Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech
22. Philadelphia Eagles Dee Ford, DE, Auburn
23. Kansas City Chiefs Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S, Alabama
24. Cincinnati Bengals Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan St
25. San Diego Chargers Odell Beckham Jr, WR, LSU
26. Cleveland Browns (from Indianapolis Colts) Xavier Su’a-Filo, G UCLA
27. New Orleans Saints Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State
28. Carolina Panthers Marqise Lee, WR, USC

With the 29th pick in the NFL Draft, the New England Patriots select…

Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech

Selection made by Cyrus Geller, Musket Fire

Here is the analysis on the selection:

The Patriots have no one other than Rob Gronkowski to take advantage of mismatches in the middle of the defense, which is why Amaro is the pick here. He has the talent to become one of the best young matchup nightmares in the NFL, and when you pair him with Gronk, I think we may see New England return to the dominant passing attack that we know they are capablae of. In addition to this, Gronk is coming off of ACL surgery, making his presence on the field no guarantee. Amaro would be a good insurance plan for big number 87.

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