Heading into a game against the Colts, the Patriots have a perfect opportunity to have a huge ground attack.
After reaching nearly unprecedented heights in turnover advantage in 2010, the Patriots have been struggling in that category this season.
RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis' worst game last season came against the Browns and Rob Ryan. He faces another Ryan defense Sunday when the Pats host the Cowboys.
ILB Gary Guyton and FS James Ihedigbo are part of the reason the Patriots' defense had success against the Jets.
The Patriots beat the Jets at their own game by pounding the rock in the fourth quarter to seal the victory thanks to RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis.
With the Jets coming up in Week Five, the Patriots picked a good time to have a big game running the football, led by rookie Stevan Ridley.
The Patriots did not establish a rushing attack and WR Chad Ochocinco failed to make a positive impact in the Week Three loss to the Bills.
The running game and pass rush took a step back in the Patriots' Week Two loss to the Bills.
It's usually a good idea to avoid Patriots not named Tom Brady early on in fantasy drafts, but if 2011 is anything like 2010, there are a handful of safe bets from New England for your team.
RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, who went from unknown backup to starting running back last season, re-signed with the Patriots on Wednesday.
Bill Belichick will potentially have five running backs to choose from each week to plug into his offense in 2011.
Here's a player-by-player look at the Patriots from a fantasy perspective heading into 2011.
The Patriots don't have a lot to worry about during the lockout but would be more at ease if they knew who was starting on the left side of the offensive line.
The Patriots made their tender offers official on Thursday, offering contracts to restricted free-agent RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis and S Jarrad Page, as well as CB Kyle Arrington, an exclusive-rights free agent.
The Patriots tendered RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis at a second-round level, his agent Roosevelt Barnes told PFW correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport.