- Mike Reiss, ESPN Staff Writer
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Tom Brady/Jimmy Garoppolo/Ryan Mallett -- All three Patriots quarterbacks showed they can operate the offense efficiently, move the ball, and score points. It was a good day for all three quarterbacks.
Malcolm Butler -- Undrafted cornerback started opposite of Darrelle Revis and delivered one of the plays of the day -- a forced fumble in the third quarter that he recovered himself. If Butler keeps playing like this, he could find his way onto the 53-man roster.
James Develin -- Hard-nosed fullback also showed he can be a factor in a tight-end-type role in addition to a lead blocker. Develin finished with two catches for 27 yards, with one 15-yard catch going for a touchdown, as he's worked his way into a key contributor.
Kenbrell Thompkins/Brandon LaFell -- Patriots' No. 3/4 receivers delivered touchdown grabs in impressive fashion -- Thompkins on a back-shoulder fade and LaFell on the back end of the goal-line where his 6-foot-2, 210-pound frame came in handy.
Josh Boyce --Receiver is penalized for the second week in a row (block in the back) as Brian Tyms is making more plays and potentially pressuring him for a roster spot.
Steve Maneri -- While the tight end earned kudos for playing so many snaps after just signing with the team Sunday, a breakdown on his pass route appears to be the reason for Brady's pick-6 to cornerback Cary Williams.
Tyler Ott -- Undrafted snapper who is competing for a job against incumbent Danny Aiken didn't hold his block, which led to a blocked punt.
Penalty flags -- Not fun to watch a game with so many of them.