Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from Patriots fans are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics:
1) Could the delay in naming a defensive coordinator mean that Bill Belichick is considering outside options?
2) A thought on the Patriots' possible draft strategy.
3) The possibility of trading up in the draft for a defensive playmaker.
4) Why are running backs so challenging to project into the NFL?
5) Looking back on the Patriots' trade of tight end David Thomas to the Saints.
6) Focusing on the Patriots' defense and the possibility of a scheme change.