Edelman leads WRs in 1st half snaps

BALTIMORE -- A look at the snaps played by Patriots receivers in the first half:

Julian Edelman -- 38 of 43

Brandon Lloyd -- 35 of 43

Wes Welker -- 35 of 43

Deion Branch -- 8 of 43

This highlights how Edelman is becoming a bigger part of the Patriots' offense. Edelman is lining up outside in the team's three-receiver set, with Welker in the slot.