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Drafting Running Backs: A Patriots Case Study

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Stevan Ridley Patriots RB

When the Patriots drafted Stevan Ridley, what measurables were they looking for?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Bill Belichick may not draft running backs often, but when he does he knows what he’s looking for.

Since the Hoodie took over in 2000, the Patriots have drafted just seven running backs, which includes two last season.

As part of our continuing Patriots Case Study series, I am going to dissect exactly what those attributes are that the Patriots seem to be looking for.

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