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New England Patriots: 5 keys to defeating the Raiders in week three

On Sunday at 1 p.m., the New England Patriots (1-1) will take on the Oakland Raiders (0-2) in their home opener at Gillette Stadium. The game will be aired on CBS. After last weeks 30-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings, the Patriots look to continue their momentum against the Raiders, who are coming off two tough losses to the New York Jets and the Houston Texans. Here are 5 keys to defeating...
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Despite the numbers, Stevan Ridley doesn't impress in week 2

Stevan Ridley shedding a tackler, via Fox NewsStevan Ridley ran for 101 yards on 25 carries Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. For the most part, anytime a running back hits 100 yards rushing it means they had a solid day. Ridley did have a solid day, but that doesn't mean he impressed.When I reflect back on the game, I can't recall any memorable plays out of Ridley...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots: Positives and Negatives from Minnesota

New England Patriots Stevan Ridley’s stock is back on the rise, while others on offense are on the downward trend. Despite only allowing 7 points against the Vikings, there is still room for improvement on defense. 
Via CLNS Radio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots like Ridley's work after contact of late

BY NICK ST. DENISWhile New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley has battled fumbling issues in the past, it hasn't been for a lack of effort.That effort was on full display Sunday in the Patriots' 30-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.Ridley led the Patriots in rushing with 101 yards on 25 carries, though it wasn't that total that necessarily stood out. After...
Via AFC East Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: 3 keys to success in 2014

There are high expectations for New England Patriots heading into 2014. With many experts picking the team to return to the AFC Championship game after they revamped their defense this offseason, it’s pretty much Super Bowl or bust for the promising Patriots squad. Though the pieces are there for the team to deliver on all the hype, there are still some concerns for the 2014 season...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ridley realistic about expectations for this season

BY DAN BEGNOCHEStevan Ridley has experienced some real highs and lows since taking over as the New England Patriots' top running back.Take 2012 for example. The then-23-year-old posted the fourth-most rushing yards of any Patriots rusher with 1,263 yards, while also tying for the third-most rushing touchdowns with 12.He was the workhorse of the offense, particularly after the...
Via AFC East Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Stevan Ridley In Danger of Being Cut?

Patriots’ Stevan Ridley In Danger of Being Cut? According to ESPN Boston, they do not have New England Patriots running back, Stevan Ridley making the list for the 53-man team in the latest projections. Stevan Ridley not a lock for final roster? — Rotoworld Football (@Rotoworld_FB) August 25, 2014 … The post Patriots’ Stevan Ridley In Danger of Being...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Reiss has Stevan Ridley being cut

Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty ImagesMike Reiss has always seemed to have an ear on the ground inside of the Patriots facility. That's why it's hard to ignore when somebody like Reiss says something that seems crazy you still must take it seriously. In Reiss' latest roster projection, he says the following about cutting veteran running back Stevan Ridley:The Patriots...
Via Patriots Life
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots could release RB Stevan Ridley?

Last year, the New England Patriots’ top two rushers were Stevan Ridley (178 rushes for 773 yards and 7 TDs) and LeGarrette Blount (153 rushes for 772 yards and 7 TDs). Ridley spent some time in coach Bill Belichick’s doghouse due to a case of fumbilitis, but with Blount scampering off to the Pittsburgh Steelers […] The post Patriots could release RB Stevan Ridley? appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Stevan Ridley; Greatest defenses; Roster battles; Receiving help

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the New England Patriots this week. New England Patriots - Can Stevan Ridley hold onto the football and the starting job? (READ) - Are any receivers going to step up and help Tom Brady out this year? (READ) - The Patriots best defenses of the last 25 years. (READ) - Who’s going...
Via cover32 - Patriots
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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