Mailbag: Plenty to second-guess

Readers concerned about some troubling Patriots trends, both on offense and defense

Updated: September 21, 2010, 11:15 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

The surprising second-half turn of events in the New England Patriots' 28-14 loss to the New York Jets filled up this week's mailbag quickly. The main question was: How could the Patriots look so good in the first half and then look so different in the second half?

Another big issue facing the team is the health of running back Kevin Faulk after the 12-year veteran and team captain was knocked out of Sunday's game.

No Patriots running back has played ...

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