ORLANDO, Fla. -- This week's Patriots mailbag, filed from the NFL's annual meeting, has a mix of several things.
Attendance at the offseason program is one of the hot-button topics, as two-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins is staying away because of displeasure with progress on contract talks, and quarterback Tom Brady has yet to be spotted at Gillette Stadium.
Some other topics of note include:
1. Looking back at the Patriots draft class of 2009 and how they might contribute.