Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at 12 p.m. ET, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:
1. Running back Brandon Bolden and his potential fit on offense in 2013.
2. The struggles of evaluating receivers coming out of college.
3. John Abraham, Dwight Freeney and the possibility of adding a veteran pass-rusher.
4. Looking closer at the Patriots' reduction in draft choices the last two years.
5. The possibility of doubling up on receivers in the draft.
6. Running back Jeff Demps and his future with the team.