Patriots Mailbag: Offensive personnel, pressure, and predictions

It's been an unquestionably slow start for the New England Patriots' offense through two games in 2023. After last week's 24-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins the team is averaging 18.5 points per game. That is tied for the 22nd-most in the NFL to this point, putting the Patriots side-by-side with the Chicago Bears and, oddly enough, the Kansas City Chiefs. Coming off of an offseason what was supposed to be about offensive overhaul, it looks like the new coaching staff on that side of the ball led by offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien and offensive line coach Adrian Klemm is still figuring things out. READ MORE: --Final thoughts from the Patriots' Sunday night loss to the Dolphins --29 former Patriots named initial nominees for Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2024 --Patriots lose recent top-100 pick off practice squad Some of those adjustments could come in the form of personnel changes - whether that be adjusting formations or groupings. It's something a lot of you has questions about for this week's Mailbag. We'll get into those, but where the team goes after an 0-2 start, and some bigger-picture questions as well. Plus, an early peak ahead at the Jets matchup this Sunday. Let's get into it...

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