Kopa's practice award streak snapped

October, 12, 2011
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Practice squad offensive lineman Matt Kopa had been 3 for 3 in earning practice player of the week honors, but his streak has been snapped this week.

The Patriots' practice players of the week, the award given by coaches for those who best help the team prepare in the days leading up to a victory, are defensive end Markell Carter (practice squad), quarterback Ryan Mallett, tight end Garrett Mills (practice squad), cornerback Antwaun Molden and offensive lineman Ryan Wendell.

Molden, the fourth-year cornerback who backs up Devin McCourty, now ties Kopa for the team lead.

The breakdown of practice players of the week:

Week 5
DE Markell Carter
QB Ryan Mallett
TE Garrett Mills
CB Antwaun Molden
OL Ryan Wendell

Week 4
DL Kyle Love
OT Matt Kopa
CB Antwaun Molden
RB Shane Vereen
CB Josh Victorian

Week 2
QB Brian Hoyer
OT Matt Kopa
TE Garrett Mills
CB Antwan Molden
LB Jeff Tarpinian

Week 1
WR Julian Edelman
LB A.J. Edds
OT Matt Kopa
S Ross Ventrone

Mike Reiss

ESPN New England Patriots reporter



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