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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Weekly Patriots chat recap

By Mike Reiss

Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at noon, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:

1. Releases of defensive tackles Brandon Deaderick and Kyle Love.

2. Focusing on the right guard spot -- Dan Connolly and Marcus Cannon.

3. Can Jamie Collins have a Chandler Jones type impact in his rookie season?

4. Speed receivers and their fit withthe Patriots. 

5. Dont'a Hightower and his role in the sub defense.