Catching up with players who were key contributors for the Patriots in 2011 and/or spent time with the team in 2012 training camp and are now with other teams:
Defensive end Mark Anderson (Bills)
Week 1:Starts at right end, plays 50 percent of the defensive snaps, and doesn't show up on the stat sheet in road loss to Jets.
Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis (Bengals)
Week 1: Donning jersey No. 42, he carries 18 times for 91 yards and 1 touchdown in road loss to Ravens.
Safety Sergio Brown (Colts)
Week 1: Wearing jersey No. 38, he suits up as a reserve for a road loss vs. Bears but doesn't show up on the stat sheet.
Safety James Ihedigbo (Ravens)
Week 1: Wearing jersey No. 32, plays as a reserve and records 2 tackles (1 for a loss) in home win over Bengals.
Center Dan Koppen (Broncos)
Week 1: Signs 1-year deal with Broncos on Sept. 11, two days after season opener.