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04.22.10 at 2:05 pm ET

Draft Day is finally here, and if you’ve kept up with’s coverage, you’ve likely heard it all from me too many times. Ricky Sapp’s knee is fine and those who pass on him will rue the day. Fordham QB John Skelton is the next Tom Brady and those who pass on him will rue the day. Jermaine Gresham isn’t a complete tight end and anyone who spends a first-round pick on him will … you get it. That’s why you won’t find a word of analysis here — just the names to look out for over the next three days.

20 players the Patriots could/should target in the first two rounds:

1. Jared Odrick, DT, Penn State

2. Dez Bryant, WR, Oklahoma State

3. Ricky Sapp, OLB, Clemson

4. Mike Iupati, G, Idaho

5. Sergio Kindle, OLB, Texas

6. Rob Gronkowski, TE, Arizona

7. Jerry Hughes, OLB, TCU

8. Arrelious Benn, WR, Illinois

9. Maurkice Pouncey, OL, Florida

10. Demaryius Thomas, WR, Georgia Tech

11. Carlos Dunlap, DE, Florida

12. Daryl Washington, ILB, TCU

13. Jonathan Dwyer, RB, Georgia Tech

14. Donald Butler, LB, Washington

15. Alex Carrington, DE, Arkansas St.

16. Corey Wootton, DE, Northwestern

17. Kareem Jackson, CB, Alabama

18. Austen Lane, DE, Murray State

19. Jahvid Best, RB, California

20. Marcus Easley, WR, Uconn

Five semi-far-fetched names the Patriots could move up for:

1. Joe Haden, CB, Florida

2. Rolando McClain, ILB, Alabama

3. Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, USF

4. Derrick Morgan, DE/OLB, Georgia Tech

5. Earl Thomas, DB, Texas

Seven overrated prospects:

1. Jermaine Gresham, TE, Oklahoma

2. Everson Griffen, OLB, USC

3. Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State

4. Tim Tebow, ??, Florida

5. Bruce Campbell, OT, Maryland

6. Dan LeFevour, QB, Central Michigan

7. Toby Gerhart, RB, Stanford

Five underrated prospects:

1. Arrelious Benn, WR, Illinois

2. John Skelton, QB, Fordham

3. Brandon Spikes, ILB, Florida

4. Taylor Mays, USC

5. Jon Asamoah, G, Illinois

Five intriguing players the Patriots might have an eye on:

1. Chad Jones, S, LSU

2. Jared Veldheer, OL, Hillsdale

3. Myron Rolle, S, Florida State

4. John Skelton, QB, Fordham

5. Vladimir Ducasse, OL, UMass

Five guys you should hope the Patriots get late:

1. Micah Johnson, ILB, Kentucky

2. Ben Tate, RB, Auburn

3. Zoltan Mesko, P, Michigan

4. Matt Tennant, C, Boston College

5. Donovan Warren, CB, Michigan

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