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Ventrone continues 'practice' streak

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Practice squad safety Ross Ventrone is on an impressive streak, earning his sixth straight "practice player of the week" honor. Ventrone was also issued the championship belt as the top practice player.

Each week leading up to a victory, Patriots coaches pick the players they feel had the best week of practice in helping prepare the team. In addition to Ventrone, quarterback Brian Hoyer, defensive end Eric Moore, receiver Matthew Slater and offensive lineman Ryan Wendell earned the honor this week.

The season breakdown:

Game 13 (Bears)

QB Brian Hoyer

S Ross Ventrone

WR Matthew Slater

DE Eric Moore

OL Ryan Wendell

Game 12 (Jets)

S Ross Ventrone

ILB Dane Fletcher

CB Thad Turner

DL Kyle Love

WR Matthew Slater

TE Aaron Hernandez

Game 11 (Lions)

WR Julian Edelman

CB Tony Carter

S Ross Ventrone

LB Tracy White

OT Steve Maneri

G Thomas Austin

Game 10 (Colts)

QB Brian Hoyer

S Ross Ventrone

WR Taylor Price

LB Pierre Woods

Game 9 (Steelers)

QB Brian Hoyer

WR Julian Edelman

C/G Ryan Wendell

TE Aaron Hernandez

S Ross Ventrone

TE Carson Butler

Game 7 (Vikings)

CB Tony Carter

OL Steve Maneri

OL Thomas Austin

S Ross Ventrone

Game 6 (Chargers)

CB Darius Butler

CB Tony Carter

WR Taylor Price

Game 5 (Ravens)

WR Matthew Slater

ILB Dane Fletcher

C/G Ryan Wendell

NT Kyle Love

OLB Shawn Crable

WR Darnell Jenkins

TE Carson Butler

Game 4 (Dolphins)

OLB Shawn Crable

ILB Tyrone McKenzie

ILN Dane Fletcher

WR Julian Edelman

C/G Rich Ohrnberger

Game 3 (Bills)

S Sergio Brown

ILB Dane Fletcher

TE Aaron Hernandez

QB Brian Hoyer

S Jarrad Page

Game 1 (Bengals)

CB Tony Carter

S Patrick Chung

OLB Shawn Crable

C/G Rich Ohrnberger

G Stephen Neal

C/G Ryan Wendell