Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat in the late morning/early afternoon. Today's chat can be recapped here and included some of the following topics:
1. Thoughts on a potential defensive plan tonight against Geno Smith and the Jets.
3. Rookie tight end Zach Sudfeld and expectations.
4. Julian Edelman now in the spotlight at receiver.
5. Big-picture thoughts on the Patriots and if they're doing enough to build a championship team.