Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. Today's mailbag has been posted and included some of the following topics:
1. Following up on Tim Tebow's performance and his standing on the roster.
2. Rookie receiver Kenbrell Thompkins and his emergence.
3. No. 2 quarterback Ryan Mallett and his progression as he enters his third season.
4. Shining the spotlight on the defense.
5. Tavon Wilson in his second season -- no major momentum.
6. Running back Shane Vereen and his role in the offense.