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. Rookie linebacker Dont'a Hightower igniting the imagination of some.

2. Biggest story of the season -- is the defense better?

3. Donte' Stallworth vs. Deion Branch, who do you keep?

4. Jermaine Cunningham and his strong offseason.

5. Looking closer at the physically unable to perform list.