Rookie lineman Justin Francis played a season-high 47 snaps as he’s really coming on. He drew a holding penalty in run support, but also looked to be the 11th player who didn’t come on to the field on the one play the Patriots had just 10 on the field. … On the interior of the defensive line, Brandon Deaderick is making his mark in recent weeks. He’s played 141 snaps over the last three games. In the first 12 games of the season, he played 197. His rise has trimmed back Kyle Love’s playing time.

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