Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics:
1. Assessing the Patriots' injury situation.
2. A big-picture view of the Patriots' standing in the NFL with a 5-1 record.
3. Danny Amendola's injury history and revisiting the decision to sign him.
4. Austin Collie's late-game impact and if it means more playing time is ahead for him.
5. Revisiting the fourth-quarter sequence in which the offense ran the ball three times.
6. Is there reason for concern with the play of the offensive line?
7. Tight end Rob Gronkowski and his potential return to the field.