Catching up with former Pats, Week 9

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 9: Inactive

Week 8: Bye

Week 7: Inactive

Week 6: Out indefinitely with a knee injury that requires surgery.

Week 5: Plays 67 percent of defensive snaps and is credited with 3 tackles in 45-3 road loss at 49ers.

Week 4: Is on the field for 60 snaps, totals 2 tackles, but doesn't get close to Tom Brady in 52-28 loss to Patriots.

Week 3: Picks up his first sack as a Bill and adds two tackles in a 24-14 road win over the Browns.

Week 2: Totals 3 tackles (1 for loss), 1 quarterback hit and 1 pass defended in 35-17 home win over Chiefs.

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.

Defensive end Andre Carter (Raiders)

Week 9: Registers a sack and forced fumble, totaling 2 tackles in a 42-32 home loss to Buccaneers; plays 25 of 81 defensive snaps.

Week 8: Plays 20 of 62 snaps in 26-16 road win over Chiefs; doesn't register on stat sheet.

Week 7: Plays 16 of 63 snaps and is credited with an assisted tackle in 26-23 overtime home win over Jaguars.

Week 6: Wearing No. 97, he plays 24 snaps on defense and is credited with 1 assisted tackle in 23-20 road loss to Falcons.

Week 5: Bye; he is expected to play in Week 6 at Atlanta.

Week 4:Signed to active roster Sept. 26, but inactive in Sept. 30 road loss at Denver.

Wide receiver Jabar Gaffney (Dolphins)

Week 9: Two catches for 27 yards in 23-20 road loss to Colts; plays 27 of 63 snaps as a No. 3 receiver.

Week 8: Wearing No. 10 and making his Dolphins debut, has 1 catch for 30 yards in 30-9 road win over Jets; plays 11 of 61 snaps.

Week 7: Bye

Week 6: Inactive in a 17-14 home win over the Rams.

Week 5: Signed to active roster Oct. 2, but inactive in 17-13 road win against Bengals.

Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis (Bengals)

Week 9: Totals 56 yards on 17 carries (3.3 avg.) and 1 touchdown in 31-23 home loss to the Broncos.

Week 8: Bye

Week 7: Totals 69 yards on 18 carries (3.8 avg.) in 24-17 home loss to Steelers.

Week 6: Finishes with 16 carries for 62 yards (3.9 avg.) in 34-24 road loss to Browns.

Week 5: After back to back games with fumbles, he carries 9 times for 14 yards in home loss to the Dolphins.

Week 4: Fumbles for 2nd week in a row but Bengals beat host Jaguars 27-10. Finishes with 26 carries for 82 yards.

Week 3: Fumbles for the first time in his career and finishes with 38 yards on 17 carries and a TD in 38-31 road win over Redskins.

Week 2: Finishes with 75 yards on 21 carries, with a long run of 19 yards, in 34-27 home win over Browns.

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 9: Plays 18 special-teams snaps, and not on defense, in 23-20 home win over Dolphins; registers 1 tackle.

Week 8: Used solely on special teams in 19-13 road win over Titans; doesn't show up on stat sheet.

Week 7: Doesn't show up on the stat sheet (17 special teams snaps; 3 defensive snaps) in 17-13 home win over Browns.

Week 6: Plays a core special teams role, but doesn't show up on stat sheet in 35-9 road loss to Jets.

Week 5: Credited with 1 pass defended, 1 defensive tackle and 1 special teams tackle in 30-27 home win over Packers.

Week 4: Bye week

Week 3: Backup registers one tackle on defense and an assisted tackle on special teams (core player) in home loss to Jaguars.

Week 2: Dresses but doesn't show up on the stat sheet in 23-20 home win over Vikings.

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 9: Plays 27 special teams snaps, and none on defense, in 25-15 road win over Browns; doesn't register on stat sheet.

Week 8: Bye

Week 7: Plays 5 defensive snaps and 29 on special teams and is credited with a quarterback hit in 43-13 road loss to Texans.

Week 6: Plays mostly on special teams; in a reserve role on D is credited with an assisted tackle in 31-29 home win over Cowboys.

Week 5: Doesn't play on defense, but leads team with 2 special teams tackles in 9-6 road win at Chiefs.

Week 4: Plays five snaps on defense and 28 on special teams in 23-17 win over Browns. Doesn't register on stat sheet.

Week 3: Plays solely on special teams (20 snaps) and doesn't show up on stat sheet in home win over Patriots.

Week 2: Finishes with 2 tackles (1 for a loss) in 24-23 road loss to Eagles, coming on for injured Bernard Pollard.

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 9: Plays every snap in 31-23 road win over the Bengals.

Week 8: Has settled in as starter after J.D. Walton injury; plays all 74 snaps in 34-14 home win over Saints.

Week 7: Bye

Week 6: Starts in comeback 35-24 road win over Chargers; is shown on national TV embracing Peyton Manning after overcoming 24-point halftime deficit.

Week 5: Starts and plays every snap in a 31-21 road loss at the Patriots.

Week 4: Steps in for injured J.D. Walton (broken ankle) and plays second half in 38-7 home win over Raiders. Projects to start vs. Patriots.

Week 3: Dresses as a reserve but doesn't play on offense in home loss to Texans.

Week 2: Wearing jersey No. 67, he dresses as a reserve in 27-21 road Monday night loss to Falcons.

Week 1: Signs 1-year deal with Broncos on Sept. 11, two days after season opener.