Weekly Patriots mail is delivered

Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. Today's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics:

1. Quarterback Tom Brady's shaky play this season.

2. How realistic is it to think the Patriots can score big against a tough Saints defense?

3. Disappointing performance from the offensive line in Sunday's loss to the Bengals ... and not the best day for play-caller Josh McDaniels.

4. Defensive tackle personnel and struggles stopping the run without Vince Wilfork.

5. Looking back on personnel decisions and if the Patriots made mistakes this past offseason.