Found October 01, 2012 on NESN.com:
Call the authorities, the Patriots have lost a former second-round pick. For the third week in a row, second-year cornerback Ras-I Dowling was largely missing from the Patriots' defensive gameplan. According to Mike Reiss from ESPN Boston, Dowling received just five snaps on Sunday. That was after Dowling played four snaps against the Ravens and zero snaps against the Cardinals. It wasn't always this way for the 2011 33rd overall pick. In week one Dowling was the main nickel defensive back, playing 36 snaps and limiting Sterling Moore to just one. Since then, there's been a role-reversal. If Dowling is...
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