Patriots Mailbag: Week 1

Welcome to the Patriots Week 1 Mailbag! Each week during the season, I'll take your Twitter questions on all things Patriots, with answers coming every Friday. Let's see what you guys had for the season opener...

Patriots Seem To Like Communication Skills, Teachings of Brian Flores

Matt Patricia, the Patriots' defensive coordinator since 2012 (though he had been the chief defensive play-caller for the New England defense since Dean Pees' departure after the 2009 season), is now with the Detroit Lions as their head coach. That's given the Patriot sideline a 'new' defensive voice in unofficial-official defensive coordinator Brian Flores. Flores,…