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. Concerns about the team's defense.
2. Looking ahead to Sunday's game against rookie quarterback Andrew Luck and the Colts.
3. Are the Patriots utilizing the linebackers in the best way to help them succeed?
4. Devin McCourty, the safety position, and if that's where he fits best.
5. Late-game management from the offense -- did they play smart situational football?
6. No overlooking Danny Woodhead's contributions.