Ten Questions For Patriots RB Fred Taylor

William BendetsonContributor IMay 29, 2009

JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 05:  Fred Taylor #28 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs for yardage in a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on October 5, 2008 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

1. What lessons do you think you can teach a young running back like Laurence Maroney?

2. What were some of the important lessons you learned early in your career from coaches and players?

3. The Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots both had strong interest in signing you this offseason. Why did you decide on the Patriots?

4. How excited are you to play with Tom Brady?

5. What are the primary challenges to learning the Patriots offense?

6. How much will you miss playing with Maurice Jones-Drew, one of the most dynamic and exciting running backs in the league?

7. The Patriots have signed veteran players towards the end of their careers who other teams don't think have anything left. Rodney Harrison and Corey Dillon come to mind. Do you see yourself in that mold, as a player trying to prove that he can still play?

8. What do you say to those who think running backs in their early 30s, like you, are generally over the hill?

9. Would you consider it a disappointment if you didn't win a Super Bowl in your time with the Patriots?

10. Based on your initial impression from OTA's, what is your impression of the Patriots offensive line, particularly their ability to run block?