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Breaking down Patriots' offensive snaps

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Breaking down the Patriots' offensive snaps from Friday's preseason game against the Eagles:

OFFENSIVE LINE:

G/T Jordan Devey -- 91 of 91

G Josh Kline -- 51 of 91

OT Marcus Cannon -- 45 of 91

G Chris Barker -- 43 of 91

T Nate Solder -- 42 of 91

T Cameron Fleming -- 39 of 91

C Dan Connolly -- 35 of 91

C Braxston Cave -- 29 of 91

C Ryan Wendell -- 27 of 91

G Jon Halapio -- 26 of 91

G Logan Mankins -- 22 of 91

T Sebastian Vollmer -- 22 of 91

Quick-hit thought: Devey, a first-year player out of Memphis who spent last season on the practice squad, is getting a long look from the coaching staff, as he has some guard/tackle versatility. Connolly started at center for the second straight week as the competition in the pivot continues to tilt in his direction from a playing-time perspective.

QUARTERBACK:

Ryan Mallett -- 39 of 91

Jimmy Garoppolo -- 30 of 91

Tom Brady -- 22 of 91

Quick-hit thought: This was a night to see how Garoppolo responded by entering the game earlier, on the third series, and the second-round pick mostly passed the test by finishing out the first half after Brady's two series. One downer was the inability to spark the two-minute offense at the end of the half. Mallett played the entire second half.

WIDE RECEIVER:

Josh Boyce -- 56 of 91

Brian Tyms -- 42 of 91

Brandon LaFell -- 37 of 91

Kenbrell Thompkins -- 37 of 91

Julian Edelman -- 22 of 91

Wilson Van Hooser -- 13 of 91

Derrick Johnson -- 10 of 91

Danny Amendola -- 10 of 91

Quick-hit thought: The Patriots opened with Thompkins and Edelman as their top two receivers, which meant Amendola played only in three- and four-receiver packages on the first two drives, hence his lower snap total.

RUNNING BACK:

Jonas Gray -- 24 of 91

James White -- 24 of 91

Roy Finch -- 16 of 91

Stevan Ridley -- 16 of 91

Shane Vereen -- 7 of 91

Brandon Bolden -- 5 of 91

Quick-hit thought: Ridley didn't play again after his second-quarter fumble (which might have been overturned if challenged). That might have been more about workload than a message from the coaching staff, and we'll be interested to hear Bill Belichick's comments on that later today. Ridley and White were the primary backs in the first half.

FULLBACK:

Taylor McCuller -- 30 of 91

James Develin -- 21 of 91

Quick-hit thought: This was Develin's kind of night -- one to focus on the running game and establish an edge, which is his niche on the team.

TIGHT END:

Steve Maneri -- 68 of 91

Quick-hit thought: Maneri was asked to do a lot for a player who just signed Sunday, and there was the inevitable breakdown that led to Cary Williams' pick-six when the depth of Maneri's route was off. But overall, Maneri was part of helping the running game generate positive momentum.