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Report: Patriots to place FB James Develin on season-ending IR

When New England Patriots fullback James Develin left Saturday's game with a leg injury, it appeared to be serious. He was diagnosed with a broken tibia, but there was a chance he could return this season. On Tuesday, however, the Patriots plan to place Develin on injured reserve, ending his season before it could begin.The Patriots likely opted to place Develin on IR to free up...
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Report: Patriots Place James Develin On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

New England Patriots fullback James Develin’s season reportedly is over. The Patriots will place Develin on season-ending injured reserve, a source told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe on Tuesday. Develin reportedly fractured the fibia in his right leg Friday night against the Carolina Panthers. Placing Develin on injured reserve will free up a roster spot for the Patriots, who...
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Without Develin, Patriots plan to be flexible at fullback

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The loss of James Develin to a broken right tibia left the New England Patriots without a fullback on the roster. Sort of. ''Playing fullback sometimes you see the fullback line up at tight end (and) tight ends line up at fullback,'' tight end Rob Gronkowski said Monday. ''It's all what you can do as a player. You've got to do your job so the more you can...
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New England Patriots’ James Develin thanks fans for support Posted from PatriotsExtra
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Where New England Patriots go from here with James Develin, fullback Posted from PatriotsExtra
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Report: James Develin Could Miss 6-8 Weeks; Ex-NFL Doctor Says Longer

The New England Patriots are hopeful James Develin can return to the field in 2015, but a former NFL team doctor is a bit less optimistic. The Patriots fullback is scheduled to have surgery on a broken right tibia he suffered in Friday night’s preseason game against the Carolina Panthers and is expected to have a 6-8 week recovery, a team source told ESPN’s Mike Reiss early Saturday...
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Weekend web roundup: New England Patriots

Report: James Develin Suffers Broken Tibia Friday Night The Patriots went into Carolina Friday night and came away with their ... New England Patriots fullback, James Develin, was carted off the field in the fourth ... Brown turns in nice night at corner for Patriots CHARLOTTE - Coming out of last week's preseason game in New Orleans, the ... Tarell Brown started as the nickel...
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New England Patriots FB James Develin Suffers Broken Leg After Getting Slung Down In Tackle

The fullback is a position that many teams do not even carry anymore, but there are still some teams out there that use them (and their running backs are very grateful). They are great for throwing lead blocks for their running backs, but when they get the ball it is fun to watch them work. They are not speedy, but they are not slow either. They are, however, some big ole boys.The...
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