Weekly Patriots mail is delivered

Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from New England Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag is posted and includes some of the following topics:

1. An extended wait for the NFL draft and how that affects the Patriots.

2. Balancing the "safer" pick against a player who might be more inconsistent but has greater upside.

3. Linebackers Ryan Shazier and Anthony Barr and running backs Terrance West and Andre Williams among those on the radar of emailers.

4. Following up on Bill Parcells' candidacy for the Patriots Hall of Fame.

5. Looking back on 2014 predictions and where followers have the greatest criticism.