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Defensive starters for Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Defensive starters for the Patriots:

DE: Rob Ninkovich

DT: Vince Wilfork

DT: Brandon Deaderick

DE: Chandler Jones

LB: Donta’ Hightower

LB: Brandon Spikes

LB: Jerod Mayo

CB: Devin McCourty

CB: Kyle Arrington

S: Patrick Chung

S: Steve Gregory

In the nickel, defensive back Derrick Martin came on for linebacker Brandon Spikes.

In the dime, defensive lineman Justin Francis and rookie safety Tavon Wilson came on, with defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick and linebacker Dont'a Hightower coming off.