Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Catching up with former Patriots, Week 10
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.
Jake Ballard (Cardinals)
Wearing No. 86, tight end makes his debut, starts and plays 22 of 66 snaps in a 27-24 home win over the Texans. Catches one pass for 15 yards.
Season snapshot: Signed with the Cardinals on Nov. 4.
Patrick Chung (Eagles) Playing 64 of 79 defensive snaps, he is credited with five tackles and one pass defended in 27-13 road win over the Packers.
Season snapshot: Has started four of 10 games and is credited with 30 tackles.
Brandon Deaderick (Jaguars) Defensive tackle plays 20 of 73 snaps in a 29-27 road win over the Titans. Doesn't register on the stat sheet.
Season snapshot: Has played 222 total snaps, totaling seven tackles, one sack, one fumble recovery, and one pass defended.
Greg Salas (Jets) Bye week
Season snapshot: Receiver makes debut Nov. 3 vs. Saints and leads team with 57 yards on two catches. Plays 28 of 61 offensive snaps.
Zach Sudfeld (Jets) Bye week
Season snapshot: Tight end has played 89 offensive snaps in four games. Has four catches for 56 yards.
Wes Welker (Broncos)
Receiver plays 44 of 60 offensive snaps and totals three catches for 21 yards in a 28-20 win over the host Chargers.
Season snapshot: Has played 505 of 666 offensive snaps (75.8 percent), and has 53 catches for 576 yards and nine touchdowns.
Danny Woodhead (Chargers)
Six rushes for 27 yards and four catches for 17 yards and a touchdown in a 28-20 home loss to the Broncos. Plays 31 of 73 snaps.
Season snapshot: Running back has 53 receptions for 408 yards and four TDs, and has carried the ball 59 times for 220 yards and a TD. Has played 29o offensive snaps.
Others: Colts starting guard Donald Thomas landed on season-ending injured reserve in Week 2. ... Defensive end Trevor Scott played four games (54 snaps) with the Buccaneers before he was released Oct. 24. ... Punter Zoltan Mesko was released by the Steelers on Oct. 29 after appearing in seven games and ranking 31st in punting average (42.5) and 29th in net punting average (36.7). ... Quarterback Brian Hoyer started two games for the Browns, leading them to two wins, before tearing his ACL in his third start and landing on season-ending injured reserve. ... Defensive end Jermaine Cunningham spent the month of October with the 49ers but never appeared in a game.