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 closer at Bill Belichick's draft strategy -- trading down, trading up, trading into future years and staying put.

2. Identifying a few "safe" picks along the line late in the first round.

3. The value of mock drafts and who has correctly predicted Patriots picks.

4. Fewer high draft picks at outside linebacker/defensive end spot.

5. Secondary concerns and addressing the safety position.

6. Devin McCourty and the possibility of him bouncing back.