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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Catching up with former Patriots, Week 8

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)
Safety is inactive for a 15-7 home loss to the Giants.
Season snapshot: Has started four of eight games and is credited with 20 tackles.

Jermaine Cunningham (49ers)
Defensive end/outside linebacker who signed with the 49ers on Oct. 1 is inactive for 42-10 win over the Jaguars in London, then is waived on Tuesday.
Season snapshot: Assigned jersey No. 50, he never played in a game.

Brandon Deaderick (Jaguars)
Defensive tackle plays 20 snaps and doesn't register on the stat sheet in a 42-10 loss to the 49ers in London.
Season snapshot: Has played 202 total snaps, totaling seven tackles, one sack, one fumble recovery, and one pass defended.

Brian Hoyer (Browns)
Quarterback tears his ACL in his third start, Oct. 3 versus the Bills, and is out for the season.
Season snapshot: Led the Browns to two wins in two starts before his injury; 57-of-96 for 615 yards with 5 TDs and 3 INTs.

Zoltan Mesko (Steelers)
Has a punt partially blocked in 21-18 loss to the Raiders, and is waived by the team on Tuesday.
Season snapshot: In seven games, Mesko ranked 31st in punting average (42.5) and 29th in net punting average (36.7). For a comparison with rookie Patriots punter Ryan Allen, CLICK HERE.

Trevor Scott (Buccaneers)
Defensive end is released on Oct. 24, the day of the Buccaneers' 31-13 home loss to the Panthers.
Season snapshot: Played 54 total snaps in four games before his release.

Zach Sudfeld (Jets)
Starts and plays 38 snaps in a 49-9 road loss to the Bengals and totals two catches for 10 yards.
Season snapshot: Wearing jersey No. 82, tight end has played 40 offensive snaps in three games.

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)
Six catches for 81 yards and a touchdown in a 45-21 home win over the Redskins. Plays 73 of 81 offensive snaps.
Season snapshot: Receiver has played 461 of 606 offensive snaps (76.0 percent), and has 50 catches for 555 yards and nine touchdowns.

Danny Woodhead (Chargers)
Bye week
Season snapshot: Is second on the team lead with 40 receptions (for 314 yards and 3 TDs), and has carried the ball 46 times for 172 yards and a TD. Has played 215 offensive snaps.