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. Running back Stevan Ridley, his fumbling issues and where the Patriots go from here.
2. Receiver Julian Edelman, entering free agency, putting together a big year.
3. Dont'a Hightower and the linebacker depth chart.
5. Thoughts on the safety position when injured starter Steve Gregory returns.
6. Concerns with the run defense.