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. Looking closer at the receiver spot and who makes the cut.
2. Moving parts at safety, with Brandon Meriweather.
3. Defensive lineman Mike Wright and his absence from practice.
4. Brian Hoyer & Ryan Mallett -- a promising backup quarterback situation.
5. Cornerback Darius Butler and his future with the team.