Plenty of concern following loss

Updated: September 27, 2011, 3:04 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

There are two main themes in this week's Patriots mailbag.

The first is what to do with veteran receiver Chad Ochocinco. Before the season started, we had a poll that asked whether Ochocinco would meet expectations, and of nearly 10,000 votes, 68 percent said he would either meet them or exceed them.

Consumer confidence isn't as high now.

Meanwhile, the second topic that seems to be on the mind of most followers is the defense: Why so porous, and what can be done to fix ...

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