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. Concern over the injuries to cornerbacks Aqib Talib (hip) and Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring).
2. Using statistics to highlight defensive improvement in the second half of the season.
3. Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork and his strong performance.
4. Quarterback Tom Brady and MVP consideration.
5. Receiver Brandon Lloyd and his rebound performance.