The question is a loaded one: who are the best draft choices in New England Patriots franchise history? The answer sure isn't a simple one, and it depends on who you ask.
The Patriots have a history of drafting players who fit the specific "New England" mold—guys like Troy Brown who are all-time franchise greats may not have panned out in other locations.
There's a list of NFL Hall of Famers who spent time in a Patriots uniform that were drafted to New Engand: John Hannah, Andre Tippett and Curtis Martin, to name a few. Martin, however, didn't stick around Foxboro for the better part of his career.