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. Rob Gronkowski's injury; starters on special teams; how the Patriots adjust.
2. Aaron Hernandez and the possibility of a return.
3. Julian Edelman, Sebastian Vollmer and their futures with the Patriots.
4. What to make of safety Patrick Chung's season.
5. Thoughts on the defense and its improvement vs. the Colts.