Baltimore played the game at Gillette Stadium without 11 starters, including two-time Pro Bowl linebacker Terrell Suggs. The unsigned franchise player has yet to report to training camp and hasn’t signed his $8.472 million one-year tender.
J’Vonne Parker started at nose guard in place of Gregg with Justin Bannan starting at Ngata’s spot.
The Ravens started Antwan Barnes at outside linebacker in Suggs’ absence.
Fabian Washington and Frank Walker started at cornerback with Washington intercepting two passes in his Ravens debut.
Veteran newcomer Jim Leonhard, a former Buffalo Bills starter, started at free safety.
Former Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Chad Slaughter started on the left side with Mike Kracalik lining up at right tackle.
Yamon Figurs started in place of Mark Clayton, catching one pass for 12 yards.
Adam Bergen started at tight end with Heap out.
Rookie running back Ray Rice started for McGahee.
The Patriots deactivated cornerback Mike Richardson, fullback Kyle Eckel, offensive guard Stephen Neal, offensive tackles Matt Light and Oliver Ross and defensive linemen Jarvis Green and Mike Wright.
Aaron Wilson covers the Baltimore Ravens for the Carroll County Times and the Annapolis Capital.