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. Rookie receiver Aaron Dobson and the potential for his contributions.
2. Top draft pick Jamie Collins and his work in offseason camps.
3. Playing along and picking a potential surprise starter on offense and defense.
4. Tim Tebow's work as a No. 3 quarterback and the media dynamic surrounding him.
5. Following up on Alfonzo Dennard's shoulder injury.
6. Looking closer at the defense and the assembled talent.