Weekly Patriots chat recap

Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the early afternoon. This week's chat kicked off at noon, went into overtime and can be recapped here.

Some topics included here:

1. Besides Wes Welker, who's your most important re-sign?

2. Would the Patriots be better off without Wes Welker?

3. BenJarvus Green-Ellis and the possibility of his return.

4. Speculating on the likes of Mario Williams, Vincent Jackson, Mike Wallace and Co.

5. Reminder not to overrate the importance of the combine.