Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the late morning/early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at 11 a.m. ET, can be recapped here and included some of the following topics:
Top draft pick Jamie Collins and if he's a disappointment.
Julian Edelman as a kickoff returner. Why not?
Defensive tackle Armond Armstead and if he will play this season.
Initial impressions of the next opponent, the Carolina Panthers.