Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at noon, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:
1. Receiver Brandon Lloyd's future with the team.
2. Terrell Suggs and his comments about the Patriots.
3. Quarterback Ryan Mallett and his potential trade value.
4. Aqib Talib and a deep cornerback market in free agency.
5. Defensive end Trevor Scott and the possibility of his return.
6. Follow-up on Tom Brady's contract extension.