5 recognized for practice contributions

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Patriots recognized the following five players as practice players of the week:

S Sergio Brown

ILB Dane Fletcher

TE Aaron Hernandez

QB Brian Hoyer

S Jarrad Page

The practice players of the week are those who the coaching staff feels best helped the team prepare in the days leading up a victory.

The players who earned the honor in Week 1 were:

CB Tony Carter

S Patrick Chung

OLB Shawn Crable

C/G Rich Ohrnberger

G Stephen Neal

C/G Ryan Wendell