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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Sharing Patriots podcast outline

By Mike Reiss

This week's ESPNBoston.com Patriots podcast with Tedy Bruschi is now posted (link here), and here is an outline of the discussion:

Opening segment
1. Biggest takeaway from season-opening win over the Titans.
2. Opinion on the attention placed on receiver Wes Welker and his slow start.
3. Recollections of Troy Brown as he'll be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame on Saturday.
4. What stood out most from the NFL's opening week.

Patriots-Cardinals preview
1. Beware of Larry Fitzgerald and the jump ball.
2. With Cardinals waiting so long to announce a starting QB in preseason, it spoke volumes.
3. Interesting mix of young and old on defense.
4. Patriots should prepare for pressure-oriented approach.
5. Returner Patrick Peterson drawing comparisons to Devin Hester.

Answering Twitter questions
1. @abel660 -- Thoughts on Dont'a Hightower wearing No. 54.
2. @RonnieTheKid31 -- The possibility of a balanced offense all season long.
3. @tstorm81 -- Thoughts on splitting playing time during his career.
4. @patriotbomber -- Cardinals DL Calais Campbell and a potential comparison to Richard Seymour.
5. @jrakelley -- Possibility of seeing more of Jermaine Cunningham.