Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Patriots' picks: Round 2/48 - Tavon Wilson, DB, 6-0, 203, Illinois...The Patriots were more than likely attracted to Wilson based on his size; at six feet and 203 pounds, he'll easily be one of the biggest defensive backs on the team when camp arrives. COULD SURPRISE: Safety Tavon Wilson -- The real surprise here is that the Patriots drafted him in the second round, so this particular pick could be a game-changer in more ways than one, but some question whether or not they needed to use a second-round pick to get him. - The Sports Xchange
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11/20/12 - DB Tavon Wilson, who stood out in a positive way when injuries to Steven Gregory and Patrick Chung depleted the secondary, likely won't get as much playing time with Devin McCourty at safety, but could keep his stock high by contributing at a high level on special teams.
11/14/12 - DB Tavon Wilson saw his playing time decrease due to Steven Gregory's return to the lineup this past weekend. Wilson's playing time might continue to drop once Aqib Talib is activated.
11/07/12 - S Tavon Wilson already has three interceptions this season, matching his career total in college at the University of Illinois.
10/07/12 - S Tavon Wilson earned his first NFL start, as the second-round pick filled in for the injured Steve Gregory to open Sunday's game against the Broncos.
10/03/12 - DB Tavon Wilson is expected to get more playing time in the secondary due to the struggles of Patrick Chung and Steven Gregory in last weekend's game against the Bills.