Just Blog Baby 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Round One

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Nov 9, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish nose tackle Louis Nix (1) walks to the sideline in the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Panthers at Heinz Field. Pitt won 28-21. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

#29 New England Patriots: Louis Nix, DT ND 

Rory’s Take: With Wilfork getting older and Kelly being himself, the Patriots need a potentially dominant defensive lineman on the inside to be the future of this defense. Nix would be an ideal fit.

Chase’s Take: Nix learning under Wilfork seems like a prototypical Patriots move, throw in the fact that Nix thrived at Notre Dame and this seems like a match made in heaven.