PHILADELPHIA -- Safety Sergio Brown has assumed a significantly reduced role on defense, but he's still helping the Patriots on special teams.
The second-year player has consistently been of the team's "Big 4" performers, showing up on the punt coverage, punt return, kickoff coverage, and kickoff return units. He was credited by in-game statisticians with a team-high two special teams tackles in Sunday's 38-20 win over the Eagles.
A look at the players who showed up on multiple units within the "Big 4", which highlights their value on the 46-man game-day roster (doesn't include hands team vs. onside kicks):
S Sergio Brown
LB Tracy White
LB Gary Guyton
RB Shane Vereen