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. Outside wide receivers -- Michael Jenkins, Aaron Dobson and more.
2. Tight end Jake Ballard and how he looked at Tuesday's organized team activity.
3. Are organized team activities overblown?
4. Brandon Spikes staying away from voluntary organized team activities.
5. Tom Brady's remarks this morning on sports WEEI regarding Wes Welker.
6. Looking ahead to the quarterback position in the future.