Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the late morning/early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at 11 a.m. ET, can be recapped here and included some of the following topics:
1. What the Patriots might do at pick 29.
2. Hope for a pass-rusher and why Boise State's Demarcus Lawrence is on the radar.
3. Offensive line in need of some young, cheaper reinforcements.
4. Quarterback chatter and how it affects the Patriots.
5. Big safeties and if they are a good fit in New England.
6. How did the NFL miss on cornerback Richard Sherman in the 2011 draft?
7. Debating if receiver is a top need.