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Patriots Inactives: Ryan Mallett Joins Chad Ochocinco, Five Others

New England Patriots third string rookie quarterback Ryan Mallett joins WR Chad Ochocinco and five other players on the Pats inactive list for their game against the Philadelphia Eagles at 4:15 p.m. EDT on Sunday afternoon. Mallett has not yet played in a game this season for New England while Ochocinco had played in all 10 games to this point.

Joining Mallett and Ochocinco (hamstring) on the inactive list for the Pats are C Dan Connolly (groin), S Patrick Chung (ankle), LB Brandon Spikes (knee), LB Dane Fletcher (thumb) and S Devin McCourty (shoulder).

Philadelphia only has two players listed as inactive for Sunday's game, with quarterback Michael Vick (ribs) and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (shoulder/hamstring) both out. Vick has played in nine games this season, throwing for 2,193 yards and 11 touchdowns while rushing for 535 yards on 65 rushes.

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