Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics:
1. Are we witnessing QB Tom Brady's skills decline?
2. Revisiting Chris Jones' penalty for pushing a teammate on a field-goal attempt.
3. Sunday's game highlighting the importance of cornerback Aqib Talib to the defense.
4. Expectations for the defense after losing key players to injury.
5. Exploring the thought that the Patriots are too one-dimensional on offense.