Weekly Patriots mail is delivered

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. Looking ahead to Sunday's game against the Giants.

2. Some silver linings from the loss to the Steelers.

3. Shining a spotlight on personnel decisions and the performance of the defense.

4. Revisiting the onside kick and Rob Gronkowski's catch that could have been a TD.

5. Cornerback Leigh Bodden's release.