Found January 21, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
A key play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game cost the New England Patriots both the ball and the services of running back Stevan Ridley. Ridley was ruled to have fumbled after a helmet-to-helmet collision with Ravens safety Bernard Pollard early in the fourth quarter, and Baltimore's Arthur Jones came away with the ball. Ridley was on the ground for more than a minute, as he apparently was knocked out. He eventually walked off the field on his own, though he didn't return to action. The fumble was upheld after a challenge by the replay official. Ridley lowered his head and appeared to initiate the contact. As he was going to the ground, his right knee knocked the ball from his hands. It was a very close call whether his backside or his calf hit the ground before the ball came loose. Referee Bill Leavy told a pool reporter: "What I saw was the receiver was going to the ground, had both legs off the ground, no body part was on the ground. The ball hit his kn...

CHECK PLEASE: Stevan Ridley wears onesie and rainbow moon boots for post game interviews

Ballertainment Patriots RB Stevan Ridley wears interesting post game outfit I know New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley suffered a head injury in Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, and I take no delight in that, but….this post game get up? What was he thinking? Verrrrrry interesting, to say the least. Ridley wore a blue grown folks onesie, a pair of white moon...

Stevan Ridley says he’s fine after getting knocked out of title game

New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley was knocked out of last week’s AFC title game with a head injury. Today Ridley posted a message on his Twitter page that he’s fine. Post Nap Speech: Hundreds of texts, multiple voicemails, and a “wicked” amount of tweets. Thank you all for the love and support. I am ok!!! — Stevan Ridley (@StevanRidley) January 21, 2013 Ridley...

Stevan Ridley runs into Benard Pollard and is knocked out

Trailing in the fourth quarter the New England Patriots were hoping to pull off another postseason march down the field. That ended Sunday when running back Stevan Ridley ran into Baltimore Ravens safety Benard Pollard. The result was a fumble and a Ravens recover which extended their lead. Pollard has already been blamed for the play but, after watching the video again it is clear...

In the NFL helmet-to-helmet is just fine if it is the RB leading, just ask Stevan Ridley

Patriots running back Stevan Ridley knocked himself out yesterday...which is just fine with the NFL's protection rules. **Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to us... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Patriots' Ridley out with head injury

New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley left Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens with a head injury and was not expected to return. He was injured after taking a blow to the head that resulted in a lost fumble. Ridley had rushed for 70 yards on 18 carries before being forced to leave.

Stevan Ridley Suffers Head Injury

Patriots running back Stevan Ridley left Sunday's game in the fourth quarter with a head injury and won't return.Fantasy Spin:Ridley rushed for 70 yards but lost a fumble on the hit that knocked him out. Shane Vereen will see most of the time at running back for the rest of the game.

Stevan Ridley knocked out by Bernard Pollard

New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley suffered a head injury on this play in the fourth quarter of the AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens. Ravens safety Bernard Pollard brought Ridley down on an eight-yard run at the Patriots 47-yard line.

Watch: Big Knock Out Blow To Stevan Ridley From Bernard Pollard

In this clip, another Patriots opportunity is lost with a big hit by Pollard to Ridley, who lost possession as he went limp.  He wouldn’t return, but was able to make it to the locker room on his own power. Follow Us On Twitter! @DownandDistance Sports-Kings Down and Distance Contributor Austin Peat @PistolPeat187 The post Watch: Big Knock Out Blow To Stevan Ridley From Bernard...

Bernard Pollard TKO’s Stevan Ridley

Bernard Pollard of the Baltimore Ravens got in the way of Patriots running back Stevan Ridley, and one of the more scary helmet to helmet collisions occurred. Stevan Ridley lowered his head directly impacting Pollard’s and immediately Stevan’s body went limp and hit the ground. The ball also dropped out of his hands causing a fumble on the play. Ridley was down on the turf...

Video: Stevan Ridley knocked out by Bernard Pollard

Trailing the Baltimore Ravens in the 4th quarter, the New England Patriots Stevan Ridley turned up field only to be met by safety Bernard Pollard. The two both but their heads down and it led to a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit, which appears to knock Ridley out, leading to a fumble. The Ravens would score a few plays later to extend their lead to 28-13.

John Harbaugh Calls Bernard Pollard’s Hit on Stevan Ridley ‘Football at Its Finest,’ Considers Play the ‘Turning Point’

Bernard Pollard‘s hit on Stevan Ridley was certainly the scariest moment of the AFC Championship on Sunday, and according to Ravens coach John Harbaugh, it was also the game’s turning point. Pollard delivered a crushing, helmet-to-helmet hit on Ridley with the Ravens clinging to an eight-point lead with a little under 13 minutes left in the fourth quarter. The Patriots running...

Bernard Pollard Hopes Stevan Ridley Is Alright

Yesterday during the AFC Championship game between the Ravens and Patriots, Ravens safety Bernard Pollard delivered the knockout blow to New England’s Super Bowl chances when he knocked Stevan Ridley out the game with a vicious shot.   Pollard who could be referenced to as the Patriot killer for taking out so many Pats over the years, understands it’s a game, and told CSNNE...

Bernard Pollard crushes Stevan Ridley with hit

Bernard Pollard has been a Patriots killer. Pollard injured Tom Brady during the 2008 season when he played with the Chiefs, Wes Welker in 2009 with the Texans, and the Rob Gronkowski in in last year’s AFC Championship. Pollard struck again, this time it was Patriots running back, Stevan Ridley.Ridley fumbled on the play and the Ravens recovered. Ridley was ruled out for the game...

Writer predicted Bernard Pollard would take out Stevan Ridley days in advance

Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard is known to many as “The Patriot Killer.” When he was with the Kansas City Chiefs, Pollard was the guy who hit Brady’s knee and tore his ACL in 2008. In 2010, when he was with the Houston Texans, Pollard was in the general area of where Wes Welker ripped up his knee at the end of the season. Last year, he made the tackle on Rob Gronkowski...
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