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. Rob Gronkowski and the idea of "playing it safe" with his return to the field.
2. Tim Tebow and if he's deserving of a spot on the 53-man roster.
3. Rookie free-agent tight end Zach Sudfeld as one of the team's surprise performers.
4. Depth at defensive tackle one of the trouble spots.
5. Kicker Stephen Gostkowski 2 for 5 on field goal attempts in the preseason.
6. Considering economics when making roster decisions.