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Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Edelman earns 4th practice honor

By Mike Reiss

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Receiver Julian Edelman earned his fourth "practice player of the week" honor of the season for his efforts leading up to Sunday's win at Buffalo.

The "practice player of the week" award goes to those players who coaches feel had the best week in preparing the team for a victory.

In addition to Edelman, defensive lineman Ron Brace (1st of season), practice squad safety Ross Ventrone (team-high 7th of season) and practice squad offensive lineman Steve Maneri (3rd of season) were the other practice players of the week.

The season breakdown:

Game 15 (Bills)
DE Ron Brace
WR Julian Edelman
OT Steve Maneri
S Ross Ventrone

Game 14 (Packers)
RB Thomas Clayton
OT Mark LeVoir
OLB Rob Ninkovich
G Rich Ohrnberger

Game 13 (Bears)
QB Brian Hoyer
S Ross Ventrone
WR Matthew Slater
DE Eric Moore
OL Ryan Wendell

Game 12 (Jets)
S Ross Ventrone
ILB Dane Fletcher
CB Thad Turner
DL Kyle Love
WR Matthew Slater
TE Aaron Hernandez

Game 11 (Lions)
WR Julian Edelman
CB Tony Carter
S Ross Ventrone
LB Tracy White
OT Steve Maneri
G Thomas Austin

Game 10 (Colts)
QB Brian Hoyer
S Ross Ventrone
WR Taylor Price
LB Pierre Woods

Game 9 (Steelers)
QB Brian Hoyer
WR Julian Edelman
C/G Ryan Wendell
TE Aaron Hernandez
S Ross Ventrone
TE Carson Butler

Game 7 (Vikings)
CB Tony Carter
OL Steve Maneri
OL Thomas Austin
S Ross Ventrone

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

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

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

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