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    One of the great playmakers in Patriot history. This is a huge huge loss.
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    Good. Whether Morris or Woodhead takes his place, Faulk will be helpful in coaching that player up to replace him.
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    In 40+ years of following this team, I'd put Faulk in the top echelon of playmakers I've seen, right there with Haynes, Morgan, Tippett, Grogan, Law, Brown, Mo Lewis ;), Brady, Bruschi, Moss, and Welker just to name a few that come to mind.

    This team needs playmakers desperately so this is a huge loss, but even before this happened, I had the feeling that this may be Faulk's last go-around with the team. I prefer to think that this year the Pats have more younger guys with superior skills than they've had in a few years, guys like Hernandez, Gronk, Tate, and Edelman. These guys will have to step up, and I for one think they will do just that.
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    Kevin was the only back I thought would make next year's roster.

    Now that is in jeopardy

    I am expecting NOT ONE of these backs on the current roster to be here in 2011 unless BJGE runs for 700 yards or more :eek: .....the RB rebuilding phase is going to be the highlight of the upcoming offseason
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    I agree with all your comments.

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    Faulk is the man.
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    Pure class. Read in this mornings paper where he said he was going to bust it at rehab.
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    my favorite Patriots, damn this sucks.

    get them ready Faulk!
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    Let's not thrown dirt on him just yet. I think your thought on him being the only one to make the roster next year is STILL spot on. He'll be 35, but really, I haven't seen much of a drop off in his quickness in recent years and he was never a burner.

    If I remember correctly he was on a one-year deal so I think it's possible he could re-up for one more (hopefully healthy) season.
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    Kevin is going to work his butt off to come back.
    Having worked that hard, he's surely going to try playing again.

    I HOPE that will be a lot more than a Troy Brown cameo.

    And there's no reason why it shouldn't be. Assume a full year to get his knee right. Assume a slight permanent drop-off in his knee. Assume slight improvement elsewhere on his body due to the year of "rest". Athletically, he could well be like this year.

    He IS getting a little less reliable on pass-catching and so on. I hope his rehab goes fast enough to give him time to get his timing back. That's a concern.

    If his problem were concussions, I could see his wife saying "OK, you've had a great career, it's time to stop." But since it's in his legs, I expect him to push it as long as he can.
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