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Given opportunity, Stevan Ridley carried run game

FOXBOROUGH — Patriots running back Stevan Ridley, a Louisiana State University graduate, knew he was returning from a knee injury against the “team from back home,” the New Orleans Saints, so he had his favorite barber come to his house to get him ready.

He walked to the Gillette Stadium field for warm-ups debuting a Mohawk-esque cut with zig-zags shaved into the sides.

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