With their last pick of the 2008 NFL Draft the Patriots finished the day with another Linebacker by choosing LB Bo Ruud from Nebraska in the sixth round.
In a draft that was considered deep in linebacker and cornerback the Patriots seemed to address their need by taking 3 linebackers and two cornerbacks.
When starting off the press conference after the draft Coach Bill Belichick joked,
“Who would have ever thought you would be covering a Bill Belichick draft with no offensive linemen, defensive linemen, or tight ends taken?”
For the first time since 2000