New England Patriots

New England Patriots

L-R: Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy, Patriots DT Davon Godchaux (Getty Images)

It’s an interesting week for the New England Patriots. They’re coming off of their much-needed first win in a 15-10 victory over the New York Jets. At the same time, that win left a lot to be desired as the team moves forward and tries to return to the postseason.

Given that, it’s not surprising to see the majority of this week’s mailbag questions be about the long-term outlook of the season rather than this Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys (another team that is in a weird spot, after losing by double-digits to a tanking Arizona Cardinals team last week).


The Cowboys are changing their offense as they prepare for the Patriots
An unfortunate injury update on the defensive line
Rookie cornerback Christian Gonzalez keeps passing tests

Many of the questions this week are about changes the Patriots can make to their personnel moving forward. That includes external additions, as well as changing the way players currently on the roster are used.

Let’s start with some of those internal moves as we get into this week’s questions…

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