Tedy Bruschi weekly chat recap

Tedy Bruschi held his weekly ESPNBoston.com New England Patriots chat at 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday. The chat can be recapped here and includes some of the following topics:

1. Explaining what makes Vince Wilfork so valuable to the defense.

2. How the coaching staff might have to get creative to replace Wilfork, such as using Brandon Spikes in a defensive line-type role.

3. Why Spikes has played such a low total of snaps through four games.

4. A player's perspective on injury updates.

5. Sharing thoughts on the Dolphins as competition in the AFC East.