Originally posted on Musket Fire  |  Last updated 10/29/11

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Kevin Faulk #33 of the New England Patriots runs the ball against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Ravens won 33-14. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
The depth at cornerback took another hit today when the Patriots placed rookie Ras-I Dowling on injured reserve with a hip injury. Yesterday, the team surprisingly released veteran Leigh Bodden. With Bodden gone and Dowling done for the season, the Pats only have Devin McCourty, Kyle Arrington, Antwaun Molden, and Philip Adams at corner. With the two open roster spots from Bodden and Dowling, the Patriots activated veteran RB Kevin Faulk and second-year defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick. Both players had been on the PUP list but were removed last week and began practicing with the team. Faulk adds a veteran presence to the backfield and should help with pass protection while Deaderick will ease the wear and tear on the defensive linemen by being incorporated into the rotation. … [visit site to read more]Pats Lose Another Corner, Activate Faulk and Deaderick - Musket Fire - Musket Fire - A New England Patriots Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
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