Weekly Patriots chat at 2 p.m.

Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the early afternoon. Today's chat is scheduled for 2 p.m. ET, and questions can be asked in advance.

Media access to Patriots rookie minicamp takes place Friday and Saturday. Also, with the roster stocked, let's look closer at some of the top areas of competition.

Catch up in a bit.