Pre-game Patriots chat recap


There was a special two-hour pre-game chat today on ESPNBoston.com with Mike Reiss and Chris Forsberg. The chat went from 12-2, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:

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Will Julian Edelman's touches increase with added depth at wide receiver?1. Quick-hit thoughts from Week 1 of the NFL season.

2. Projecting Albert Haynesworth and his playing time tonight.

3. Why the offensive line is a primary concern for the Patriots.

4. Dolphins LB Cameron Wake and how he's utilized by Miami coordinator Mike Nolan.

5. Why Mike Pouncey, a rookie center, is a key player for the Dolphins.

6. No dirt on the playing field at Sun Life Stadium.

7. More touches for Julian Edelman on offense?

8. Considering how the conditions (hot and possibly wet) will affect the action tonight.

9. BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead leading the running game, with Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen complementing them.

10. Why Randy Moss isn't coming back to the Patriots.