As Patriots special teams shine, a look at who plays on top units

From ESPN - November 12, 2017

DENVER -- With special teams playing a huge factor in the New England Patriots building an early lead over the Denver Broncos -- with Dion Lewis' 103-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, a muffed punt quickly turned into another score, and Rex Burkhead's blocked punt helping lead to a field goal -- here is a look at which players comprise the club's core four units:

Kickoff return: Jacob Hollister, Marquis Flowers, Jordan Richards, Brandon King, Brandon Bolden, Trevor Reilly, Nate Ebner, James Develin, Dwayne Allen, Matthew Slater, Dion Lewis.

Punt return/rush: Matthew Slater, Jonathan Jones, Patrick Chung, Johnson Bademosi, Trevor Reilly, Brandon King, Rex Burkhead, Brandon Bolden. Devin McCourty, Nate Ebner, Danny Amendola.


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