The New England Patriots had a lot of praise to pass around after defeating the Green Bay Packers 31-17 on Sunday Night Football. The team named eight different players as Practice Players of the Week, easily the most this year.
#Patriots practice players of the week: Trent Harris, Phillip Dorsett, Stephen Anderson, Brian Hoyer, Frank Herron, Calvin Munson, David Jones & J.C. Jackson.
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) November 7, 2018
DL Trent Harris earned the distinction for the second time this year. He was likely asked to play some combination of the Packers pass rush, like Clay Matthews III and Nick Perry.
WR Phillip Dorsett is only 5’10, but he likely suited up as Davante Adams and/or Randall Cobb in practice. I have a hard time seeing Dorsett practicing like the 6’4 Marquez Valdes-Scantling or the 6’5 Equanimeous St. Brown.
QB Brian Hoyer was Aaron Rodgers. Obviously. Hoyer helped the defense disguise some of their coverages so they could try and trick Rodgers.