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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Weekly Patriots chat recap

By Mike Reiss

Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat. Today's chat kicked off at 4 p.m. ET, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:

1. Reaction to the Logan Mankins trade.

2. What tight end Tim Wright might be able to contribute to the Patriots -- and how quickly.

3. Running back Stevan Ridley and his place on the team.

4. Toughest NFC game on the Patriots' schedule?

5. Jamie Collins, Dont'a Hightower and rushing the passer.