Dont’a Hightower, Chandler Jones Expected to Have Immediate Impact on Patriots’ Defense

Dont'a Hightower, Chandler Jones Expected to Have Immediate Impact on Patriots' DefenseNews around the NFL is dwindling, and the dead-zone between the NFL draft and the start of training camp is in full effect.

But the New England Patriots got a chance to see their rookies in action at the team's rookie minicamp this past weekend. A pair of first round picks, linebacker Dont'a Hightower and defensive end Chandler Jones, were the headliners, and the Patriots are hoping the two can help revamp the New England pass rush.

The Pats will also have an interesting training camp battle at wide receiver this summer.

NESN.com Patriots beat writer Jeff Howe took some time to answer your questions on Twitter — which fans asked using the hashtag #NESNlive — on Monday afternoon. Check out the questions and answers below.

 

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