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Weekly Patriots chat recap

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

1. AFC teams that present the toughest matchup to the Patriots in a playoff-type setting.

2. Can the defensive line and pass rush keep it up?

3. Opinion on what has happened to 2010 second-round pick Jermaine Cunningham.

4. Gary Guyton's lack of playing time and thoughts on Jeff Tarpinian.

5. Remaining schedule for the Patriots and what it means.

6. Fitting the $12 charge at the George Washington bridge under the salary cap.