Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat. Today's chat kicked off at 4 p.m. ET, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics:
1. Reaction to the Logan Mankins trade.
2. What tight end Tim Wright might be able to contribute to the Patriots -- and how quickly.
3. Running back Stevan Ridley and his place on the team.
4. Toughest NFC game on the Patriots' schedule?