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NFL Notebook: What sort of characteristics define a quintessential Bill Belichick draft pick?

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In this week’s NFL Notebook, we get one final mock draft roundup, try and create a realistic timeline for Demaryius Thomas’ return to action, and hear from NFL Media draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah on some Patriots-related topics. But first, we try and find some common threads when it comes to a typical Bill Belichick draft pick.

1. If you could craft an ideal Bill Belichick draft choice, what would he look like? Based on his history, here are a five characteristics that player would likely have: