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. Brandon Spikes' absence from voluntary organized team activities.
2. Rob Gronkowski's fourth surgery on his left forearm.
3. Focusing on a hot-button topic from the offseason -- the receiver position.
4. The releases of defensive tackles Brandon Deaderick and Kyle Love and what it might mean.
5. Considering the possibility of a Richard Seymour reunion.