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Patriots' offensive snaps: Danny Amendola makes 23 count

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A look at the snaps played by New England Patriots offensive skill-position players in Thursday's win over the New York Jets (includes penalties):

WIDE RECEIVERS

Brandon LaFell -- 58 of 60

Julian Edelman -- 57 of 60

Danny Amendola -- 23 of 60

Brian Tyms -- 1 of 60

Quick-hit thoughts: On a night when Amendola made a big impact, it's notable that his snaps remained at the same level as the last two weeks (24 against Buffalo and 20 versus Cincinnati). He's the No. 3 receiver and the Patriots aren't running as many three-receiver sets, but all it took was one play for Amendola to make his mark. ... Tyms' lone snap came in the third quarter out of the 1-WR/2-TE/1-FB/1-RB grouping.

TIGHT ENDS

Rob Gronkowski -- 55 of 60

Tim Wright -- 20 of 60

Michael Hoomanawanui -- 16 of 60

Quick-hit thoughts: Gronkowski continues to round into form, as he's getting a few plays off from time to time in the 2-WR/1-TE/1-FB/1-RB grouping. He actually didn't start the game, but only was off the field for four other plays. ... Wright played 13 of his 20 snaps in the second half, which seemed to be an adjustment of sorts, with the team tapping a 2-TE package with him and Gronkowski for the first seven plays of their opening drive of the third quarter.

RUNNING BACKS

Shane Vereen -- 48 of 60

Jonas Gray -- 12 of 60

Brandon Bolden -- 1 of 60

Quick-hit thoughts: With Stevan Ridley out for the year, Vereen played the role of the workhorse, with Gray surprisingly getting more work than Bolden.

QUARTERBACK

Tom Brady -- 60 of 60

Quick-hit thoughts: Not as many plays as he'd like, but he made the ones that they needed most.

FULLBACK

James Develin -- 9 of 60

Quick-hit thoughts: Not a heavy plan with the lead-blocking fullback, as the Patriots instead favored a second tight end more often.