Chris Johnson is officially a free agent; 5 teams that could use him right now

At 4:01 pm today the NFL posted their NFL transactions page and the first player on the list was Chris Johnson. The former Tennessee Titans running back is officially a free agent.  Here are five teams that could use him right now and he could assist their running game. 1. New York Jets – The […] The post Chris Johnson is officially a free agent; 5 teams that could use him right...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The New England Patriots have tough choices to make at running back

The New England Patriots approach the NFL Draft next month with obvious needs for depth on defense at linebacker, the defensive line, defensive end, and safety. On offense, the team needs a future quarterback, a tight end, possibly another impact wide receiver, and interior offensive line help. What gets overlooked in discussions about the upcoming NFL Draft is the running back position...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell Signed With Patriots On Stevan Ridley’s Advice To ‘Sacrifice’

The New England Patriots had a lot going for them when they were courting wide receiver Brandon LaFell in free agency. LaFell said he signed with the Patriots because he wanted to win, play with “Hall of Fame quarterback” Tom Brady and get the ball more. A phone call on the way to New England with former LSU teammate, Patriots running back Stevan Ridley, didn’t hurt LaFell’s...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: 7-Round Mock Draft

Follow Alex @isportspeters on twitter and reach him at   So, for the last week, I‘ve been breaking down the New England Patriots’ positional needs and possible replacements to be found during the draft (you can find them here: cornerback, wide receiver, o-line, d-tackle, and tight end). And now that we have a veritable pool of players to choose from...
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: The Plan at Running Back

The New England Patriots find themselves at 9-3 on the NFL season. It hasn't always been pretty.  It hasn't been perfect.  It has been entertaining.  If the Patriots hope to continue deep into the playoffs and ultimately hoist the Lombardi trophy, a team effort is needed.    The most important aspect of the team will be the running game.  With Stevan Ridley a healthy...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley says his fumbling problems are “almost disgusting”

Patriots running back Stevan Ridley was disappointed with himself on Sunday night after losing a fumble for the third straight game. “First of all, this night is about the team and how we pulled it out,” Ridley said via the Boston Herald. “We fought back, being down 24. For me, it’s almost disgusting — consecutive weeks, and personally as a player, my team deserves better...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley slams helmet after fumble leads to Broncos TD (GIF)

New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley slammed his helmet on the bench after his fumble on the team's first offensive possession was picked up by Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller and run back 60 yards for a touchdown during Sunday night's game in Foxboro.Ridley was benched by Pats coach Bill Belichick and did not play another down in the game.Miller's TD...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Week 5: Preview, Prediction

The New England Patriots (4-0) visit the Cincinnati Bengals (2-2) at 1 PM EST, this Sunday, to be shown on CBS. The two teams find themselves coming into this weekend’s matchup in two very different situations. The Pats survived Atlanta 30-23, defying expectations with their best offensive performance of the season. The Bengals on the other had are fresh off of a 17-6 loss to the...
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley understands why he was benched

Patriots running back Stevan Ridley understands why he was benched after fumbling the football during Sunday’s win over the Bills. “It was pretty obvious, man, you can’t have two turnovers in one game and expect to stay in,” he said, via “The coaches had to do the best move for the team and make sure we won this game, and they picked the players that they...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley looking good after injury scare

According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, Patriots running back Stevan Ridley was looking pretty good running around at an NFL Play 60 event just a day after suffering what appeared to be a hamstring injury. Patriots running back Stevan Ridley didn’t finish yesterday’s OTA practice after catching a pass and pulling up with a right hamstring injury that required medical attention...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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