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Dolphins at Patriots, 4:25 p.m. Sunday, CBS

Patriots’ Stevan Ridley focused on holding onto football

FOXBOROUGH — Stevan Ridley knows the consequence. He has known since his earliest days as a running back in his hometown of Natchez, Miss.: If you put the ball on the ground, you’re likely going to be pulled from the game.

And no player wants to lose reps, for any reason.

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