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. Wes Welker and the future.

2. Highlighting the value of special teams Pro Bowler Matthew Slater and his free-agent status.

3. Exploring Mario Williams as a possible target for the Patriots.

4. Touching on a few prospects who made an impression at the combine.

5. The need for another receiver -- how pressing?