Weekly mail is delivered

Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag is posted and includes some of the following topics:

1. Are defensive concerns overstated?

2. Considering a possible trade up in the first round.

3. Closer look at West Virginia pass rusher Bruce Irvin.

4. What message has been sent with the team's free-agent moves.

5. Revisiting the idea of cleaning up the team's offensive system.

6. Would the Patriots consider an Asante Samuel return?