Draft picks puts trust in Pats' defense

Bill Belichick goes with offensive boost instead of addressing defensive needs

Updated: May 1, 2011, 2:59 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Last Tuesday, New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork was anticipating what might unfold in the NFL draft, embracing the one time of year when he can morph into a fan.

He thought this one was pretty straight-forward.

"We need somebody that can come in and help us right away," Wilfork said. "There are a couple things that I think can help us as a ballclub, especially as a defense, a couple positions I think we can go attack and try to get in the draft."

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