Defensive starters for Patriots

NASHVILLE – Defensive starters for the Patriots today:

LDE – Ninkovich

DT – Wilfork

DT – Love

RDE – Jones

WLB – Mayo

MLB – Spikes

SLB – Hightower

CB – McCourty

CB – Arrington

S – Chung

S – Gregory

CB Ras-I Dowling entered in the nickel, with LB Dont'a Hightower coming off.

In the dime, S Tavon Wilson and DE Jermaine Cunningham came on, with LB Brandon Spikes and DL Kyle Love coming off.