Running back snaps at halftime

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A look at the snaps played by Patriots running backs in the first half (including penalties):

Stevan Ridley -- 16

Danny Woodhead -- 11

Shane Vereen -- 9

The Patriots are having trouble getting the ground game going consistently, having totaled 65 yards on 16 carries (4.1 avg.). The offense is playing with backups at both guard spots -- Donald Thomas on the left side, and Nick McDonald on the right side.

The Patriots have maintained more balance, with 17 pass attempts against 16 rushing attempts.