Found May 29, 2013 on NESN.com:
FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady and the Patriots’ passing attack has taken center stage throughout the first two week of OTAs, but the pass-centric practices haven’t bothered running back Stevan Ridley. Ridley is entering his second season as the Patriots’ feature back, and he’s preparing to carry the load even more than the 290 times he did in 2012. But, his role in the passing game could expand next season as well, especially now with Danny Woodhead gone, which is why he’s giving it so much attention this offseason. “It’s really when you have to work on all your traits,” Ridley said of OTAs. “You come out here and know what the team’s focused on, what the coaches’ expectations are. So, you just have to come out here and catch the ball.” Ridley didn’t have much of an impact as a receiver a year ago, managing just six catches on 14 targets and dropped two passes on the season. Dropping the ball has been a critique of Ridley’s since he entered the league as a third-round pick in 2011,
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