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Weekly Patriots chat recap

Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the early afternoon. This week's chat kicked off at noon, can be recapped here, and includes some of the following topics:

1. Who was your favorite Patriots draft pick?

2. Looking at the lack of a pass-rusher in the draft and possible free-agent signings.

3. Shane Vereen and Stevan Ridley, and how they compare to Mark Ingram.

4. What's next for Matt Light?

5. Trading down and into future years -- the benefits and risk of that approach.