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NFL Mock Draft 2.0: Week 16 Brings Massive Trading

Nov 12, 2016; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies defensive lineman Myles Garrett (15) attempts to sack Mississippi Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson (20) during the second quarter at Kyle Field. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 12, 2016; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies defensive lineman Myles Garrett (15) attempts to sack Mississippi Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson (20) during the second quarter at Kyle Field. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports /
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Sep 24, 2016; East Lansing, MI, USA; Wisconsin offensive lineman Ryan Ramczyk (65) blocks Michigan State defensive end Evan Jones (85) during the second quarter of their game at Spartan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY Sports
Sep 24, 2016; East Lansing, MI, USA; Wisconsin offensive lineman Ryan Ramczyk (65) blocks Michigan State defensive end Evan Jones (85) during the second quarter of their game at Spartan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY Sports /

Ryan Ramczyk. 31. player. 47. . OT. Indiana

The Patriots traded their second round pick to the New York Jets for DT Sheldon Richardson. While a very “Belichick” move that could pay strong dividends down the road, also forces New England to hit on their first round pick. While the Patriots would love a new receiver for Tom Brady or maybe further improvements on defense, it’s the offensive line that should get the most attention. Seven-year veteran OT Sebastian Vollmer is a free agent that may be allowed to walk and Nate Solder has only one year remaining on his latest extension. This demonstrates the importance of looking toward the future.

While this offensive line class is considered weaker than past seasons, there are still a few gems that are capable of making an immediate impact. One of those is Wisconsin tackle Ryan Ramczyk. At 6’6” and 315 lbs, Ramczyk possesses the size New England loves to have on the edges of their O-line. He is an excellent pass protector who has developed as a solid run blocker. He fits the mold for the Patriots and should be capable of starting right away for this high-powered offense.