Mailbag: Questioning Meriweather hit

Plenty to talk about following Deion Branch's successful return to New England

Updated: October 19, 2010, 2:52 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

Gone are the questions about the defensive scheme, the lack of coordinators and other issues that had been prevalent when assessing the New England Patriots' 2010 season.

The Patriots are now 4-1 and coming off big wins over the Dolphins and Ravens. E-mailers are starting to believe in this team.

The mailbag was filled this week with questions on safety Brandon Meriweather's helmet-to-helmet hit on tight end Todd Heap, the productive return of Deion Branch, the rise of rookie ...

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