Quick Slants the Podcast: The importance of the 2019 NFL Draft for the Patriots

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Tom E. Curran is joined by Phil Perry for the final episode of "Quick Slants The Podcast" before the 2019 NFL Draft begins Thursday. 

They debate how important it is for New England to come away with players that will make an impact in the coming years with the 12 picks it carries into this year's draft.

1:10 - Tom and Phil discuss the importance of this year's draft for filling particular areas of need, especially wide receiver and quarterback.

11:00 - Phil talks about receivers that are fits in the Patriots' system, and which prospects will be able to pick up the more complex NFL playbook.

20:00 - Could the Patriots find an heir apparent to Tom Brady on Day 3? Phil talks about the intangibles for Brett Rypien and Ryan Finley, and how he would steer clear of West Virginia's Will Grier.

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