Found October 30, 2011 on Musket Fire:
Kevin Faulk was one of the few bright spots for the Pats vs. the Steelers. Photo by Gene J. PuskarI had been curious over the last few weeks as to whether the Patriots’ pass defense was truly improving or they were merely the benefactors of teams that were featuring their running game. The Steelers answered my pondering today by torching the Patriots’ defense through the air en route to a 23-17 victory. The Steelers’ offensive game plan was simple: Attack the Patriots’ weakness on defense in the secondary and run sparingly. Ben Roethlisberger threw the ball 50 times while the Steelers ran the ball 23 times, and that’s including two Roethlisberger sneaks. The majority of the runs came in the 4th quarter when the Steelers were trying to put the game away.How effective was the Steelers’ passing attack? They didn’t punt until there were 28 seconds left in the 4th quarter. … [visit site to read more]Patriots’ Defense Torched Again, Steelers Roll 25-17 - Musket Fire - Musket Fire - A New ...

Video of the day: Patriots RB Kevin Faulk returns to the field for the first time in more than a year

More than a year after tearing his ACL against the Jets last season, putting his career in jeopardy, Kevin Faulk played last night. The Patriots RB came off the Physically Unable to Perform list, started, and had 11 touches for for 52 yards in the 25-17 loss to Steelers. Still, the good feeling associated with coming back was dampened by the result of the game. Check out my video:

Kevin Faulk Excited to Return to Field, Play Significant Role in Patriots' Offense

PITTSBURGH -- It's been a long 13 months for Patriots running back Kevin Faulk, so he was definitely excited to get back on the field Sunday against the Steelers. Naturally, he wished his return came on better terms, as the Patriots fell to Pittsburgh, 25-17. "At the beginning, it was a great feeling, but once you get going in the game, you're doing your job," Faulk...

Patriots-Steelers Studs & Duds

Here are some of the Patriots who stood out as studs in the game today against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and some who were more of a dud.StudsKevin Faulk – Faulk picked up right where he left off in his first game action in 13 months since being activated off the PUP list. Faulk had 6 runs for 32 yards and 5 catches 20 yards while resuming his role as a pass protector. His one negative...

Quick hit reactions to the Patriots loss to the Steelers Our...

Quick hit reactions to the Patriots loss to the Steelers Our pass defense is who they say it is and they will be ripped to shreds this week by anyone who talks about them. Deservedly so. They have to play a lot better, and no one is sure if they really even have the horses to play better. They still like Kevin Faulk A LOT more than Danny Woodhead. I’m sure they wanted to use Green...

Role Change For Faulk

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Faulk is right back into the groove

PITTSBURGH - Kevin Faulk acknowledged he was excited when he stepped on the field for warm-ups yesterday. The day he had been waiting for for more than 13 months finally arrived: He would suit up for a game again. AD: Grainger fire protection and response.   Fire is the most common disaster, causing more than 4,000 deaths, 25,000 injuries and property losses...

Kevin Faulk Promoted to Patriots' Active Roster, Ras-I Dowling Placed on Injured Reserve

PITTSBURGH -- The Patriots' defensive backfield took another huge hit Saturday, when the team placed rookie cornerback Ras-I Dowling on injured reserve. Dowling had battled a hip injury throughout the regular season and hadn't played in a game since Week 2. He practiced for the last time Wednesday before sitting out the final two sessions of the week. The transaction came...

Pats activate Faulk and Deaderick, Dowling put on IR

By Corey BourassaThe New England Patriots activated Kevin Faulk and Brandon Deaderick to the 53-man roster from the PUP list and also placed rookie Ras-I Dowling on injured reserve with a hip injury. Faulk, 35, was limited to just two games last year due to an injury. He had eight rushing attempts for 45 yards and caught six passes for 62 yards. Deaderick, 24, is in his second...

Faulk, Vollmer, Mayo are return for Pats

By Paul KenyonKevin Faulk, who has not played in 13 months, is active for the Patriots today. So is Sebastian Vollmer, who has not played since the first game of the season. And so is Jerod Mayo, who has been since the Oakland game. The Pats have just announced their inactives and they include Julian Edeleman, Shane Vereen and Jermaine Cunningham. Dane Fletcher and Josh Barrett...

Patriots activate Faulk and Deaderick

The New England Patriots announced today that RB Kevin Faulk and DL Brandon Deaderick have been activated to the 53-man roster from the reserve/physically unable to perform list. Faulk and Deaderick were placed on the list on September 3, 2011. In addition, the Patriots placed rookie CB Ras-I Dolwing on injured reserve with a hip injury.

Patriots activate Kevin Faulk, place Dowling on injured reserve

One of the signature players of the Bill Belichick era will be back in a Patriots uniform on Sunday. New England activated running back Kevin Faulk and defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick off the PUP list on Saturday in advance of their game in Pittsburgh. In a surprise move, the team placed rookie cornerback Ras-I Dowling…

Pittsburgh Steelers 25, New England Patriots 17

The New England Patriots couldn’t do much yesterday as the Steelers were ball hogs.  Tom Brady completed 24 of 35 passes for 198 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs.  Kevin Faulk carried the ball 6 times for 32 yards (5.3 ypc) and he caught 5 passes for 20 yards (4.0 avg) against the Steelers yesterday.  TE Rob Gronkowski (7 rec, 94 yards) and WR Wes Welker (6 rec, 39 yards) led...

Patriots activate RB Kevin Faulk and DL Brandon Deaderick, place Ras-I Dowling on IR

A day after the bombshell of releasing CB Leigh Bodden, the Patriots have dropped another one. And that this point,...
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