Luke Hughes is the NFL writer for NESN.com and covers the New England Patriots and all things football. Before joining NESN, the Brockton, Mass., native and Boston College graduate worked as a reporter at the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass. He also served as a columnist for SB Nation, covering Boston sports. His work has been quoted on ESPN, Pro Football Talk and SB Nation, among others national publications. Follow Luke on Twitter. Have a question for Luke? Send it to his mailbag.