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Mailbag: Closing concerns for Pats?

Updated: November 23, 2010, 11:31 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

The questions in this week's Patriots mailbag seem to reflect what Bill Belichick might tell his players after a victory: happy with the result, but things can get better.

The general feeling was that Sunday's heart-stopping 31-28 victory over the Colts was crucial for keeping pace with the New York Jets, yet the nail-biting fourth quarter was troubling to many. That leads to the question: Why are the Patriots struggling to close out games?

When considering the questions facing other ...

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