Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at noon, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:
1. Releases of defensive tackles Brandon Deaderick and Kyle Love.
2. Focusing on the right guard spot -- Dan Connolly and Marcus Cannon.
3. Can Jamie Collins have a Chandler Jones type impact in his rookie season?
4. Speed receivers and their fit withthe Patriots.
5. Dont'a Hightower and his role in the sub defense.