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. Trickle-down effect of Jerod Mayo's injury at linebacker.
2. Looking ahead to Sunday's game against the Jets.
3. Bill Belichick the personnel evaluator vs. Bill Belichick the defensive coach.
4. Balance on offense and how it helps the defense.
5. Albert Haynesworth's back injury and where it leads in terms of playing time.