Defensive starters for Patriots

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Defensive starters for the Patriots:

DE – Jermaine Cunningham

DT – Vince Wilfork

DT – Kyle Love

DE – Rob Ninkovich

LB – Dont’a Hightower

LB – Brandon Spikes

LB – Jerod Mayo

CB – Aqib Talib

CB – Alfonzo Dennard

S – Steve Gregory

S – Devin McCourty

In the nickel, Patrick Chung came on, with Hightower coming off.

In the dime, S Tavon Wilson, CB Kyle Arrington and DE Trevor Scott came on, replacing Chung, Spikes and Love.