The Patriots received solid 2010 seasons from running backs BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead. Both return in 2011, but do the Patriots need to complement them with another rusher?
That is the topic leading off this week's draft-heavy Patriots mailbag.
If the Patriots do draft a running back at some point, then the question becomes how high they'd consider doing it. For a historical perspective, Bill Belichick's running back selections with the Patriots break down this way: