Catching up with former Patriots, Week 6

October, 16, 2013
10/16/13
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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)
Starts after missing the previous two games with a shoulder injury, but only plays 12 snaps as the injury remains an issue (and could be nerve-related, according to reports). Totals 2 tackles, 1 for a loss, in a 31-20 win over the Buccaneers.
Season snapshot: Has started four of six 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 32-20 home win over the Cardinals.
Season snapshot: Wearing jersey No. 50, he has yet to play in a game.

Brandon Deaderick (Jaguars)
Defensive tackle plays 31 snaps, doesn't register a tackle, and is credited with a pass defended in a 35-19 road loss to the Broncos.
Season snapshot: Has played 153 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)
Six punts for a 45.5 average and 38.0 net in a 19-6 road win over the Jets.
Season snapshot: 26 punts for 42.7 average (32nd in NFL) and 37.7 net (27th in NFL)

Trevor Scott (Buccaneers)
Defensive end is inactive for the second straight game.
Season snapshot: 45 total snaps.

Zach Sudfeld (Jets)
Claimed on waivers on Oct. 4, the tight end suits up for his first game in a 19-6 home loss to the Steelers and plays one offensive snap and one snap on special teams.
Season snapshot: Wearing jersey No. 82, tight end has been bumped up the depth chart after Kellen Winslow's four-game suspension last week.

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 63 yards and one touchdown in 35-19 win over Jaguars; plays 42 of 74 snaps.
Season snapshot: Receiver has played 317 of 447 offensive snaps (70.9 percent), and has 37 catches for 378 yards and eight touchdowns.

Danny Woodhead (Chargers)
Nine rushes for 36 yards and five catches for 47 yards in a 19-9 home win over the Colts on "Monday Night Football." Plays 28 of 75 offensive snaps.
Season snapshot: Is tied for the team lead with 36 receptions (for 267 yards and 3 TDs), and has carried the ball 37 times for 143 yards. Has played 182 offensive snaps.

Mike Reiss

ESPN New England Patriots reporter

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