It was Day 4 of Pats Camp on Sunday, and the team was back out there in pads for the second straight day. Here are a few items that were noticed out on the field:
- Because of his fumbling issues late last season, Stevan Ridley seems to be holding the ball differently with a more high and tight approach. This is the same remedy the Giants had for Tiki Barber when he had fumbling problems, so hopefully this helps the second-year back.
Ridley is going to be the Pats primary running back this year, and fumbling can’t happen. But he told reporters he believes that this year everybody will lean on each other.
Read: Levan Reid’s Patriots Blog
“It’s a team effort. We have a group of running backs that can all play,” he said. “We all do things differently and we all do them well. For me, I’m just going in there trying to pull my load, as coach says, and so are the other guys "
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