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Ends justify means for Patriots

11/20/2012

In a reflection of how the Patriots viewed Colts defensive ends Dwight Freeney, Robert Mathis and Jerry Hughes as a key to their game-plan, the coaching staff picked three defensive ends when selecting practice player of the week awards.

Five-year veteran Trevor Scott and rookies Jake Bequette and Justin Francis earned the honor, along with special teamer Matthew Slater.

The practice players of the week are those deemed to have best prepared the team in the days leading up to a victory.

The following are this year's practice players of the week:

vs. Colts

DE Jake Bequette

DE Justin Francis

DE Trevor Scott

WR Matthew Slater

vs. Bills

DL Brandon Deaderick

QB Ryan Mallett

S Derrick Martin

RB Shane Vereen

at Rams

FB James Develin

OL Nick McDonald

LB Jeff Tarpinian

vs. Jets

DE Jake Bequette

WR Julian Edelman

DL Marcus Forston

DE Justin Francis

WR Greg Salas

vs. Broncos

FB James Develin

TE Daniel Fells

DE Justin Francis

QB Ryan Mallett

DE Trevor Scott

at Bills

DB Malcolm Williams

at Titans

OT Marcus Cannon

WR Julian Edelman

DE Justin Francis

LB Jeff Tarpinian