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Patriots Interest In McKelvin Heats Up

Leodis McKelvin AP/Dave Martin

The Patriots are busy working out top defensive prospects for April's NFL Draft. With the seventh overall pick, New England is expected to select either a linebacker or a top defensive back. According to our own Ed Thompson, Troy defensive back Leodis McKelvin is of particular interest.

Replacing Asante Samuel isn't going to be easy, and there likely isn't a quick fix solution. The Patriots are looking at players available for the coming Draft who have the ability to develop into fulltime starters.One of those defenders, Leodis McKelvin, is expected to become a top corner at the next level. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound product from Troy wowed scouts and personnel decision makers at... Recommended Stories

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