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    Patriots 2011 Season Wrap - Running Backs
    By: Steve Balestrieri

    Despite having a talented group of running backs, the Patriots running game has to be looked upon as somewhat of a disappointment in 2011. Too many times the Patriots were in a position where they had a lead and needed to milk the clock, but the running g...

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    When you grade out a unit at a C you should ask yourself will be really be OK with maintaining the status quo... I know Ridley and Vereen remain relative unknowns, but that just underscores why you shouldn't. I don't think he planned on Benny being a long term answer. That's why he didn't extend him earlier and why he drafted both Vereen and Ridley last season. With the jury still out on one or both of them I hope he doesn't stand pat (no pun intended). We haven't been able to run to win for a while now and that seems to annoy him on some level. We've beefed up the OL but that doesn't seem to be a consistent fix.
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