Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 12/23/11
Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis doesn’t think like the rest of us. He sees the reality, processes it, and moves forward. There is no looking back or lamenting, no wishing or pining. It’s kind of how he runs, actually. So, earlier this week, I spoke with the team’s leading rushing to discuss his 2011, one that is injury-plagued with a toe ailment and hasn’t brought him the stats like last year. It was the topic of my story in today’s Herald. In fact, he’s down in every category, statistically. Yet he also knows, in this offense, being a workhorse doesn’t really exist. He has way more than made his peace. “It’s a team game,” Law Firm told me this week. “When I’m out there, whatever they asked me to do, whether it’s catching the ball, blocking, whatever it may be, I’m going to go out there, give it my all. As far as like touches and stuff – you’re not going to get that. We got five running backs in our backfield, a stable of guys. If you just think you’re going to come in and
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