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Weekly Patriots mail is delivered

Every Tuesday questions from New England Patriots followers are answered on ESPNBoston.com. The mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics:

1. The NFL's point of emphasis on defensive holding and illegal contact and how it might affect cornerback Brandon Browner.

2. Aaron Dobson, Dominique Easley, Bryan Stork and their absences due to injuries.

3. Shining the spotlight on the interior offensive line and some questions there.

4. Has Bill Belichick dropped the ball by not selecting a high-end receiver in the first round?

5. Following up on roster projections and looking at backup linebacker depth.

6. Jimmy Garoppolo and the Patriots investing such a rich asset for a backup quarterback.

7. Closer look at Patriots tight ends after Rob Gronkowski.