Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the late morning/early afternoon. Today's chat was held at 2 p.m. ET, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:
1. Rookie WRs and their early impact.
2. Getting a better feel for LB Jamie Collins and his fit on defense.
3. No overlooking the defense when it comes to key issues facing the team.
4. Revisiting Wes Welker's comments on Bill Belichick.
5. Rookie free-agent TE Zach Sudfeld and the projecting a possible surprise cut.
6. Ras-I Dowling and Jermaine Cunningham -- in jeopardy of not making the club.