Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/20/14

The New England Patriots youth movement was in full swing in Buffalo for the crucial Week 4 game against the Bills. It’s been well documented that this is the youngest Patriots team Bill Belichick has coached. There are youngsters playing key roles on offense and defense, many of them early draft picks so it’s not a total surprise that guys like Chandler Jones, Donta Hightower and Stevan Ridley have been making both headlines in the press and plays on the field. Yet a key to New England’s long term success this season and beyond is an undrafted free agent rookie signing from Mississippi.

The loss of BenJarvis Green-Ellis during the off-season seemingly opened the door for Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen to take over the Patriots’ backfield and supply the offense with some type of 1-2 punch.… Read more

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  • The man is a genius. We are so lucky to have him coaching the Patriots. He has the respect of the team, the fans and the Kraft family because he has earned it.
  • with all this being true..not a menyion about the scary secondary...that coach s/b fired..PLAY THE BALL NOT THE MAN>>>
  • To all the real patriot fans, let's not panic!! Yes we have a young team but we have a GREAT COACH and a GREAT QUARTER BACK, also GREAT ROLE PLAYERS!! Its all about game planning! So stop complaining and get with the program! We will get it done.

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