Every NFL Draft weekend, the New England Patriots steal from the rest of the league.

I'm not bashing them; they're genius for doing so.

They trade away draft picks to teams desperate to trade up and in return, they acquire more picks of even higher quality.

The Patriots have nine picks in this upcoming draft including two in each of the first three rounds.

If they were to actually use all their selections, which there is no way in the world they would, this is what their draft class would look like:

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/515187-new-england-patriots-2011-nfl-mock-draft-if-they-actually-used-all-their-picks