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Weekly Patriots chat recap

Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a New England Patriots chat. Today's chat kicked off at 3 p.m. ET, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:

1. Receiver Kenbrell Thompkins under the microscope.

2. Quarterback Tom Brady and how he looks in practice.

3. First impressions of rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

4. Rookie running back James White and what he might add to the offense.

5. More on cornerback Brandon Browner and his practice approach.

6. Sharing thoughts on Patriots Hall of Fame inductee Ty Law.