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Already feeling a draft

But Patriots' Pioli warming to task

Patriots VP of player personnel Scott Pioli cites the drafting of Matt Cassel as a case of diligent scouting producing dividends. Patriots VP of player personnel Scott Pioli cites the drafting of Matt Cassel as a case of diligent scouting producing dividends. (File/Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
By Christopher L. Gasper
Globe Staff / October 12, 2008

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - The NFL draft is more than six months away, but for Patriots vice president of player personnel Scott Pioli, it is at the forefront of his thought process. That's part of being a player personnel decision maker. The future is never far off. (Full article: 1290 words)

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