Found July 28, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Stevan Ridley has been taking the bulk of the first-team reps at running back in the early going of training camp with the Patriots, according to WEEI Sports. Fantasy Spin: Ridley would still work in a platoon if he ultimately claims the No. 1 role, but still has intriguing fantasy upside as former starter BenJarvus Green-Ellis collected 24 touchdowns over the last two seasons in New Englands prolific offense. Ridley is shaping up as a strong middle-round selection for drafts.
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