McCourty shows up on special teams

November, 2, 2010
First-round draft choice Devin McCourty has made his mark at cornerback through the season's first seven games. He's also showing up on special teams as well.

McCourty plays on the kickoff coverage team and he picked up an assisted tackle in Sunday's 28-18 win over the Vikings, which keeps him among the leaders in special teams tackles.

The leaderboard:

LB Tracy White -- 8 tackles (5 solo, 3 assisted)
CB Kyle Arrington -- 6 tackles (6 solo, 0 assisted)
WR Matthew Slater -- 6 tackles (3 solo, 3 assisted)
CB Devin McCourty -- 4 tackles (3 solo, 1 assisted)
OLB Rob Ninkovich -- 4 tackles (1 solo, 3 assisted)
RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis -- 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted)
RB Danny Woodhead -- 3 tackles (3 solo, 0 assisted)

Mike Reiss

ESPN New England Patriots reporter



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