What's going on at safety?

Updated: September 6, 2011, 1:00 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

This week's Patriots mailbag focuses heavily on the composition of the team's 53-man roster and some of the surprising decisions made by coach Bill Belichick.

The most prevalent questions surrounded the safety position and the thinking behind releasing both Brandon Meriweather and James Sanders. But the questions hardly stopped there.

There is a lot of ground to cover as the Patriots' preparations for the Sept. 12 season opener in Miami are under way, so let's get right to them.

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