Found August 09, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to the Boston Globe, tight end Jake Ballard has fallen behind both Zach Sudfield and Daniel Fells on the depth chart so far. Pay attention to Zach Sudfeld, Jake Ballard, and Daniel Fells. Which of the three will get the start? And how will they perform. Sudfeld has looked fantastic in practices. But Fells has quietly had a solid training camp this offseason. Ballard, who has looked stiff at times, has fallen behind in the team’s competition. We’ll know more after the first game. This isn’t a surprise.  Ballard is still having a hard time coming back from microfracture surgery.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jake Ballard falling down the Patriots depth chart appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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Tom Brady and Stevan Ridley. 

Tom Brady and Stevan Ridley. 

New England Patriots Win Preseason Opener

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The Tale of Three Quarterbacks: Brady the Great, Mallett the Marginal, and Tebow the Terrible.

The New England Patriots handily took care of the Philadelphia Eagles in their first preseason game (see the recap by Joe Loubier here). Per usual for Bill, we saw very little of Tom Brady - two drives, and only one of which consisted of any pass attempts thanks to Stevan Ridley's 62-yard run. We would have seen more of Ryan Mallett, but his time at the helm of the offense was...

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Jay Leno Takes Shot at Patriots, NFL With Joke About Mug Shots (Video)

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