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Q: Is this Welker's last season in New England?
No game this season will bring about an answer to this question, but it's still the question that will enter every fan's mind whenever Welker catches a pass.
That makes it a question that could be pondered over 100 different times before the end of the year.
Sometimes, there's a player who becomes synonymous with contract struggles. Last year, it was Logan Mankins. This year, it's Welker. Time will tell if he has a big payday awaiting him following this season.
Q: What impact will Lloyd have on this offense?
Lloyd's talent is undeniable, but just how big an effect will he have on his new team? Will it be like Randy Moss' in 2007? Will his presence in the offense matter more than the stats will show? Or will he disappoint and be the underwhelming player he was before arriving in Denver?
There are high hopes for Lloyd in New England, and so far, he's been living up to them. But he bounced around three teams before breaking out in Denver, so a big season is not a slam dunk.
Q: Does Branch have another season left in him on this team?
The 33-year-old Branch has lost a step over the years, but still holds a high level of chemistry with Brady. However, with New England bolstering its wideout corps and currently carrying 10 receivers, a spot on the 53-man roster isn't guaranteed.
Someone has to be the odd man out. Brady loves Branch, but it still might be him.
Q: Will Gaffney be the No. 3 receiver?
Pop quiz: Which Patriots receiver has the most experience with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels?
Asking the question in this slot might give away the answer, but it's Gaffney. He was with McDaniels from 2006-08 in New England and 2009-10 in Denver. Knowing the offense won't be a problem.
Gaffney returns to a familiar offense at a time when, even at 31 years old, he's been getting better. His receptions and receiving yards have improved every year since 2006, and his previous chemistry with Brady makes him a good choice for the third spot behind Lloyd and Welker.
Q: Will an impressive training camp translate to the season?
Stallworth has looked good so far both on the field and from a leadership standpoint. He's in the mix to make the 53-man roster, and will need to keep the good start going.
Q: How much will Edelman split his time between offense, defense and special teams?
Though his position labels him a wide receiver, Edelman made less news on offense last year than in any of the other two phases of the game. It'll be worth watching to see if the defensive experiment continues, as well as whether Edelman cracks passing formations.
Q: Could Slater's lack of offensive skill cost him a roster spot?
This is a long shot. Slater is one of the weaker pass catchers in the unit, but his abilities on special teams (he was a captain and Pro Bowler last year) make up for it in Belichick's eyes.
Britt Davis, Jeremy Ebert, Jesse Holley
Q: Can these players find their niche on special teams?
With the supply far exceeding the demand among wide receivers, special teams work will be the difference between active roster or practice squad designation for the names at the bottom of the depth chart.