Brandon Spikes started at linebacker for the New England Patriots and made six tackles, including one tackle for a loss. Jermaine Cunningham also saw time at linebacker and recovered a key fumble late in the game.
Will Hill saw time at safety and made three tackles, one tackle for a loss and a special teams tackle. He also forced a fumble on special teams. Hill was suspended for four games on Monday after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Major Wright started at strong safety and recorded three tackles and one tackle for a loss.
Deonte Thompson saw time at receiver and continued kick returning duties. He returned two kicks for 52 yards.
Louis Murphy saw time at receiver and ran the ball once for three yards. He added one catch for five yards.
Marcus Gilbert (right tackle), Maurkice Pouncey (center) and Max Starks (left tackle) all started on the offensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Chris Rainey returned two kickoffs for 57 yards with a long of 44. He also caught one pass for six yards.
Saw time no stats— Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mike Peterson, Denver Broncos wide receiver Andre Caldwell, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Brandon Siler and San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald.