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Nick Underhill, viramune in us | By Nick Underhill, viramune in us November 02, viramune in us 2012 at 5:21 PM, viramune in us updated November 02, viramune in us 2012 The New England Patriots reestablished themselves as legitimate title contenders by picking up a pair of wins before their bye, viramune in us but that doesn’t mean all their issues evaporated with those two marks added to the win column. Some remain, viramune in us and they'll need to be addressed during the second half of the season. Viramune in us Here’s a look at a few of them: How does Aqib Talib fit in to the picture? The Patriots' move to acquire Aqib Talib from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should – assuming the troubled cornerback avoids the dark forces that have plagued his career – immediately improve a secondary that has given up more plays of 20-plus yards than any team in the league. The bigger question is where he will fit in. Viramune in us New England could play it straight and place him opposite Devin McCourty at cornerback, viramune in us with Steve Gregory and Patrick Chung behind them at safety. Viramune in us Or coach Bill Belichick could use Talib and rookie Alfonzo Dennard at corner and drop McCourty next to Chung at safety, viramune in us where many talent evaluators believe he is best suited. Either way, viramune in us a decision doesn’t have to be made immediately, viramune in us since Talib has one game remaining on a performance-enhancing drug suspension. Can Brandon Lloyd be a legitimate threat? Brandon Lloyd made enough spectacular plays during training camp to lead many observers to summon Randy Moss’ name. Viramune in us Now, viramune in us those same observers often utter Chad Ochocinco’s name. Neither comparison is fair. Viramune in us Lloyd lives somewhere between the two extremes, viramune in us teetering from spectacular to maddening. Viramune in us One play, viramune in us he’ll make an acrobatic catch on the sideline that would be outlandish in a video game. Viramune in us The next, viramune in us he’ll needlessly flail at a catchable ball and let it fall to the turf. Lloyd has dropped six of the 43 catchable balls thrown to him, viramune in us according to Viramune in us His drop rate is the third highest in the NFL. To be fair, viramune in us some of the problems reside with quarterback Tom Brady, viramune in us who on several targets has struggled to get Lloyd the ball where it needed to be. Viramune in us That’s a problem that needs to be rectified in order for the passing lanes to open up to players working the middle of the field. When that consistency is reached, viramune in us the Patriots' offense should soar. Health of tight ends It’s easy to overlook this concern since New England once again has the top offense in the NFL. Viramune in us But things could be even better if tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez were at full health. Gronkowski has been battling hip and back injuries that kept him down for most of the first six weeks, viramune in us but he finally appears to be nearing the standard he set during last year’s record-setting season after catching 14 passes for 224 yards and four touchdowns the last two weeks. Hernandez is the bigger concern. Viramune in us He suffered an ankle injury in Week 2 that doesn’t appear to be getting better. Viramune in us He came back and played in Weeks 6 and 7, viramune in us but was shut down after suffering a setback. It’s now said his ankle is no longer responding to treatment. Viramune in us The bye week could be enough to get him back on track, viramune in us but if not, viramune in us New England’s offense will continue to be without its biggest weapon. Ridley’s touches Perhaps it was the result of recent game plans, viramune in us but it's possible running back Stevan Ridley lost the trust of his coaching staff after fumbling in back-to-back weeks against the Bills and Broncos. Before the second dropped ball, viramune in us Ridley was averaging 20 touches per game. Viramune in us That figure has dropped to 16 since. While that’s not a drastic dip, viramune in us it’s enough to make a difference. Viramune in us And, viramune in us considering Ridley leads the league in runs of 15-plus yards, viramune in us every lost touch is a lost opportunity. Source: