Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics:
1. Expecting some surprise transactions from the Patriots, as usual.
2. Tully Banta-Cain and his abdomen surgery.
3. Moving parts on the offensive line and Sebastian Vollmer at left tackle.
4. Could fewer full-pads practices make Bill Belichick treat preseason games more aggressively?
5. Robert Kraft and his role in labor negotiations, and its effect on the Patriots.