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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Weekly Patriots chat recap

By Mike Reiss

Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat. Today's Patriots chat, which can be recapped here, included some of the following topics:

1. Expectations for cornerback Aqib Talib. 

2. Tight end Aaron Hernandez and his recovery.

3. Patriots defensive coaches and their credentials.

4. Defensive philosphy and the blitz -- is Bill Belichick behind the curve?

5. Right tackle Sebastian Vollmer in the last year of his contract and the possibilty of an extension.