Extra Points

Ups & downs

A look at who’s up and who’s down from the Patriots’ 40-23 win over the Titans:

Up
Reche Caldwell — Four catches for 134 yards and a touchdown for wide receiver, who also draws a big pass interference call.

Corey Dillon — Passes O.J. Simpson into 14th place on the NFL’s all-time rushing list, finishing with 67 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns, while adding two catches for 59 yards.

Chad Jackson — Two big punt returns for 65 yards, with a 39-yarder setting up the team’s first score of the fourth quarter.

Laurence Maroney — Rookie running back finishes with 73 yards on 13 carries, including a 31-yard touchdown to put the game out of reach in the fourth quarter.

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Asante Samuel — Two more interceptions gives cornerback 10 on the season, the second highest total in team history.

Down
Punt coverage — Unit surrenders an 81-yard Pacman Jones TD return at the end of the second quarter.

Stephen Gostkowski — Kicker misses an extra point and a 33-yard field goal.

Ellis Hobbs — Cornerback is flagged for unneccesary roughness (15 yards) and pass interference (34 yards) on two third-quarter drives.

Richard Seymour — Penalized for a personal foul in the third quarter and also couldn’t bring down Vince Young on the quarterback’s 28-yard touchdown run.

MONDAY LOOK-AHEAD: Patriots coach Bill Belichick won’t be holding his regular Monday press conference, and players are off until Wednesday. We’ll plan on posting our next update on Monday afternoon.

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