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Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Butler joins practice award winners

By Mike Reiss & Mike Rodak

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Second-year cornerback Darius Butler and rookie receiver Taylor Price earned their first "practice player of the week" honors.

Practice squad cornerback Tony Carter was the other practice player of the week, earning the black jersey for the second time this year.

The Patriots present their practice player of the week honors to the players that coaches feel best prepared for the team in the days leading up to a victory.

A look at this year's winners:

Game 1 (Bengals)
CB Tony Carter
S Patrick Chung
OLB Shawn Crable
C/G Rich Ohrnberger
G Stephen Neal
C/G Ryan Wendell

Game 3 (Bills)
S Sergio Brown
ILB Dane Fletcher
TE Aaron Hernandez
QB Brian Hoyer
S Jarrad Page

Game 4 (Dolphins)
OLB Shawn Crable
ILB Tyrone McKenzie
ILN Dane Fletcher
WR Julian Edelman
C/G Rich Ohrnberger

Game 5 (Ravens)
WR Matthew Slater
ILB Dane Fletcher
C/G Ryan Wendell
NT Kyle Love
OLB Shawn Crable
WR Darnell Jenkins
TE Carson Butler

Game 6 (Chargers)
CB Darius Butler
CB Tony Carter
WR Taylor Price