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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Weekly Patriots chat recap

By Mike Reiss

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

1. Following up on Dustin Keller's free-agent visit with the team.

2. Thoughts on Michael Lombardi's presence and his role in the Patriots' pre-draft scouting.

3. More on Dont'a Hightower and how to sum up his first two NFL seasons.

4. Ryan Mallett and his potential value in a trade during the draft, and could the Patriots target Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon as a developmental option?

5. Brandon Browner and why the Seahawks let him go.

6. Go Bruins.