Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Catching up with former Patriots, Week 4
By Mike Reiss
Every Wednesday during the season, we'll lead off the day with a quick recap of some notable former New England Patriots players and their standing with new teams.
Patrick Chung (Eagles) Misses blowout loss to the Broncos with a shoulder injury.
Season snapshot: Has started three of four games and is credited with 18 tackles.
Jermaine Cunningham (49ers) After reaching an injury settlement with the Patriots at the end of the preseason, defensive end/outside linebacker signs with the 49ers on Oct. 1.
Season snapshot: Has yet to play in a game.
Brandon Deaderick (Jaguars) Plays a season-high 35 snaps in blowout home loss to the Colts; credited with one tackle.
Season snapshot: Has played 89 total snaps; four tackles, one sack, one fumble recovery.
Brian Hoyer(Browns) Quarterback named the starter in Week 3 for the injured Brandon Weeden.
Season snapshot: Has led the Browns to two wins in two starts; 55-of-92 for 590 yards with 5 TDs and 3 INTs.
Zoltan Mesko (Steelers) Four punts for 143 yards -- a 35.8 avg. and 35.8 net -- in loss to the Vikings in London. The low numbers are due, in part, to some situational punting (1 punt inside the 20).
Season snapshot: 20 punts for 41.9 avg. (32nd in NFL) and 37.6 net (27th in NFL)
Trevor Scott (Buccaneers) Defensive end is inactive in home loss to the Cardinals.
Season snapshot: 45 total snaps.
Donald Thomas (Colts) Lands on season-ending injured reserve after injuring his quadriceps in Week 2 home loss to Dolphins.
Season snapshot: Was opening-day starter at left guard and now faces long rehab.
Wes Welker (Broncos)
Seven catches for 76 yards and 2 touchdowns; plays 47 of 73 snaps in blowout win over Eagles.
Season snapshot: Has played 202 of 294 offensive snaps (68.7 percent), and has 26 catches for 266 yards and six touchdowns.
Danny Woodhead (Chargers)
Five rushes for 32 yards and 5 catches for 52 yards and 2 TDs in home win over Cowboys.
Season snapshot: Is second on the team with 22 receptions (for 162 yards and 2 TDs), and has carried the ball 19 times for 90 yards. Has played 109 offensive snaps.