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Tackles: McCourty still leads

A weekly look at the Patriots' tackle leaderboard (as credited by coaches after film review):

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Brandon Spikes is third on the team in tackles.Defense

CB Devin McCourty -- 52 (39 solo/13 assisted)

S Patrick Chung -- 51 (33/18)

LB Brandon Spikes -- 40 (30/10)

CB Kyle Arrington -- 35 (23/12)

DL Vince Wilfork -- 34 (17/17)

LB Jerod Mayo -- 31 (22/9)

LB Gary Guyton -- 31 (23/8)

DE Andre Carter -- 30 (20/10)

S James Ihedigbo -- 25 (15/10)

S Sergio Brown -- 21 (18/3)

OLB Rob Ninkovich – 21 (14/7)

Special teams

WR Matthew Slater -- 7 (6/1)

LB Tracy White -- 6 (5/1)

CB Kyle Arrington -- 5 (4/1)

CB Antwuan Molden – 5 (3/2)

LB Jeff Tarpinian -- 5 (4/1)

Two tied with 4

QUICK HITS: Andre Carter's two sacks moved him into a tie with Mark Anderson for the team lead, with 4.5. ... Brandon Spikes and Vince Wilfork moved up the tackle ranks. ... Wilfork, Carter, Jerod Mayo and Mark Anderson have been credited with forced fumbles. ... On special teams, rookie free agent Jeff Tarpinian makes his first appearance in the leaderboard. ... Albert Haynesworth has six tackles on the season, and has been credited with two quarterback hits.