Found October 04, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY DAN BEGNOCHEAfter 36 straight games, New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley's streak is over.A slew of other pertinent players could also end up joining Ridley on the sidelines Sunday, as the Pats currently have another 10 listed as questionable on the injury report. The two consistent question marks have been tight end Rob Gronkowski and wide receiver Danny Amendola, though Amendola is a more likely to play than Gronkowski.On the Bengals' side, James Harrison is expected to dress despite a knee injury that had him listed as questionable earlier in the week, which is good news for a defense that allowed 270 passing yards and two touchdowns last week in a loss to the Browns. Here's the complete list:PATRIOTS OutRB Stevan Ridley (knee)DoubtfulWR Matthew Slater (wrist)QuestionableWR Danny Amendola (groin), RB Brandon Bolden (knee), WR Aaron Dobson (neck), TE Rob Gronkowski (back/forearm), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), LB Jerod Mayo (ankle), WR Kenbrell Thompki...

New England Patriots Week 5: Preview, Prediction

The New England Patriots (4-0) visit the Cincinnati Bengals (2-2) at 1 PM EST, this Sunday, to be shown on CBS. The two teams find themselves coming into this weekend’s matchup in two very different situations. The Pats survived Atlanta 30-23, defying expectations with their best offensive performance of the season. The Bengals on the other had are fresh off of a 17-6 loss to the...

Stevan Ridley misses a third straight practice

According to Mike Reiss of ESPN,  Patriots running back Stevan Ridley missed his third straight day of practice on Friday and likely won’t play this Sunday against the Bengals. RB Stevan Ridley not spotted at practice for third straight day. Puts availability for Sunday in doubt. — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) October 4, 2013 It sounds like LaGarrette Blount could end up getting...

Stevan Ridley Missing From Patriots Practice for Second Straight Day

The Patriots’ starting running back was missing for the second straight day. Stevan Ridley was not at practice on Thursday morning, according to multiple reports. He was absent during Wednesday morning’s session, as well. Ridley was listed on the team’s injury report with a knee injury. Ridley’s injury was not expected to be serious. It was described as more of a lower thigh...

Stevan Ridley Not Practicing Friday

Patriots running back Stevan Ridley (thigh) didn't practice Friday, his third straight day missedFantasy Spin:Ridley has been a disaster for fantasy owners this season and this injury isn't helping anything. He's likely to miss Sunday's game as coach Bill Belichick usually doesn't play guys who don't practice. The value of LeGarrette Blount should be on the rise.

Stevan Ridley Misses Second Straight Practice

Though reports yesterday indicated that Stevan Ridley was held out of practice due to non-serious bruised thigh injury to get medical treatment, the Patriots starting running back was not seen at the start of practice for the second straight day. Ridley was again the only surprise absentee from practice as neither Matthew Slater or Vince Wilfork were seen today either. ...

Stevan Ridley missed Wednesday's practice due to a thigh bruise

The mystery of Stevan Ridley's absence from Wednesday's practice appears to be solved. The New England Patriots running back suffered a lower thigh bruise and was held out of practice to receive treatment according to a source. The injury is not considered serious. Ridley had 11 carries for 53 yards against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday night and received his last carry with...

Stevan Ridley Missing From Practice for Third Straight Day, Putting Status for Sunday in Doubt

FOXBORO, Mass. – LeGarrette Blount may get a fair share on carries on Sunday afternoon. Stevan Ridley was missing for the third straight day at practice on Friday morning. He has been listed on the injury with a knee injury. Brandon Bolden was spotted limping in the Patriots’ locker room on Thursday. He has also been listed with knee injury on the injury report. Matthew...

Stevan Ridley Misses Practice Thursday

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Ridley's injury is "nothing serious"

Patriots fans can breathe a bit easier as running back Stevan Ridley says his injury that held him out of practice this week is "nothing serious". Photo Credit: AP Photo/John Bazemore It was a cause for concern as the Patriots took to the practice field the other day and there was no #22 out there, for the first time this season. But according to Ridley himself, it...

Stevan Ridley Out for Sunday

Stevan Ridley missed practice for the entire week with a knee injury. Now, the Patriots starting running back will not be playing in the game on Sunday against the Bengals as the team has officially ruled him as out. The news comes from Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. The news is not that surprising due to the fact that Ridley didn't even practice in a limited capacity...

Stevan Ridley Will Miss Week 5

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Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will not play Sunday

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski did not travel with the team to Cincinnati and will not play Sunday against the Bengals, reports ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Gronkowski was officially listed as questionable Friday, and is still recovering from back and forearm 

New England Patriots Game Preview

The New England Patriots travel to Paul Brown Stadium today to take on the Cincinnati Bengals.  The Patriots enter the game with a mark of four wins and no loses. Cincinnati comes in and an even two wins and two defeats.    The Patriots are in the middle of a tough three game stretch that had them travel to to Atlanta last week and finish up with the Saints at home next week. ...

Patriots-Bengals Live: Stevan Ridley’s Absence Increases New England’s Need for Danny Amendola to Return

8 a.m. ET: It didn’t really seem possible, but the Patriots will be down another offensive starter on Sunday. With Stevan Ridley already ruled out against the Bengals, now would be the perfect time for Danny Amendola to make his triumphant return. Amendola traveled with the team to Cincinnati, but he was listed as questionable on the injury report with a groin injury. Amendola...

Prediction: New England’s Week 5 matchup vs. Cincinnati | New England Patriots

Prediction: New England’s Week 5 matchup vs. Cincinnati | New England Patriots: My final prediction over at cover32:  For the first time since 2007, the New England Patriots will enter Week 5 with a perfect 4-0 record—but will they leave the week still undefeated? If New England does prevail in a victory over the Cincinanti Bengals, then it could perhaps be thanks to the turn...
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