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Kevin Faulk

Kevin Faulk - #33 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 8"/ 202 lbs.
Birthday 06/05/1976
Birthplace Lafayette, LA
College LSU
Years played 14
Drafted 1999, 2nd round, 15th pick by Patriots

Faulk retires after 13 years with Patriots

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
It was tough for Kevin Faulk to leave football. Any hopes he had of staying, though, faded when the Patriots' running game made major strides.

Former Patriots RB Faulk to announce retirement

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
RB Kevin Faulk will announce his retirement from the NFL in a ceremony at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday.

Fantasy spin: Patriots' RB corps

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed RB Joseph Addai but will he make a fantasy impact? Should Stevan Ridley owners be worried? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Ridley expected to take reins in Pats' backfield

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Patriots RB Stevan Ridley had some big runs as a rookie and is expected to carry the load with BenJarvus Green-Ellis now in Cincinnati.

RB Faulk still contributing to Patriots after all these years

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Set to make his fifth Super Bowl appearance, RB Kevin Faulk's time with the Patriots predates head coach Bill Belichick and QB Tom Brady.

Patriots stock report: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
There were plenty of aspects of the Patriots trending downward after Sunday's loss to the Steelers, but Kevin Faulk's performance was a highlight.

Patriots activate Faulk, Deaderick; place Dowling on I.R.

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots activated RB Kevin Faulk and DE Brandon Deaderick from the physically-unable-to-perform list to the 53-man roster and placed rookie CB Ras-I Dowling on injured reserve.

Patriots re-sign veteran RB Faulk

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed veteran RB Kevin Faulk and signed free-agent DL Steve Williams on Saturday.

Patriots injury update

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
What made the Patriots' 14-2 record so impressive was that they did it with some key players on injured reserve. Here's a look at some of last year's injured players who are expected to be 100 percent when ...

Faulk attends workout despite uncertain future

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Veteran RB Kevin Faulk, who is coming off a torn ACL, attended the Patriots' player-organized workouts, despite being a free agent. If he's re-signed, he will be fighting for a roster spot in 2011.

Patriots positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we bring you an analysis of New England's RB situation.

Belichick, Brady respond to losing Faulk

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
Patriots head caoch Bill Belichick and QB Tom Brady reacted to the loss of RB Kevin Faulk for the season because of a torn ACL.

Patriots RB Faulk placed on I.R.

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Wednesday that RB Kevin Faulk has been placed on injured reserve, ending his season.

Brady says Faulk can come back from ACL

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Tom Brady knows firsthand how tough it is to come back from a torn ACL, but he has no doubt that Patriots RB Kevin Faulk can do the same thing.

Woodhead could be Patriots new third-down back

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and director of player personel Nick Caserio hinted on Tuesday that newly acquired RB-WR Danny Woodhead could replace injured RB Kevin Faulk as the team's new third-down back.

Reports: Patriots RB Faulk out for year with torn ACL

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Multiple Boston media outlets are reporting that Patriots RB Kevin Faulk will miss the rest of the 2010 season with a torn ACL in his right knee.

Belichick: Faulk undergoing tests

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said in his Monday press conference that veteran RB Kevin Faulk is undergoing tests and does not know the severity of Faulk's injury.

Faulk is Patriots' Mr. Dependable

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. ET
With lots of new faces on both sides of the ball, one guy remains a staple of the Patriots' backfield, and he is head coach Bill Belichick's most dependable player — Kevin Faulk.

Patriots re-sign RB Faulk

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Patriots have reached a deal with RB Kevin Faulk to return next season.


Posted Oct. 09, 2012
Faulk has made it official. After two injury-plagued seasons, the running back is retiring after 13 years with the New England Patriots.||||||| The team's career leader in all-purpose yards formally announced his retirement on Tuesday at the team's Hall of Fame.Drafted out of LSU in the second round in 1999, Faulk spent his entire career with the Patriots, primarily as a third-down back and kick returner. He was part of all three New England championship teams but was not active for last season's 21-17 Super Bowl loss to the New York Giants.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Faulk is retiring after 13 seasons with the New England Patriots, and the formal announcement is scheduled for Tuesday.||||||| Faulk, who appeared in just nine games the past two seasons, wasn't active for the Super Bowl in February and hasn't been with the team since. He missed all but two games in 2010 with a knee injury and began the 2011 season on the physically unable to perform list before playing in seven games. Faulk spent his entire NFL career with the Patriots, who drafted him in the second round out of LSU in 1999. He's the franchise leader in all-purpose and return yards.
Posted Feb. 05, 2012
Faulk is inactive for the Super Bowl.||||||| The running back had played in the Patriots' four previous Super Bowls under coach Bill Belichick.
Posted Sept. 22, 2010
Faulk says he'll miss the rest of the Patriots' season with a torn knee ligament.||||||| Faulk said Wednesday that he will undergo surgery for the injury to his right knee. He hurt his anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday's 28-14 loss at the New York Jets. Faulk is an offensive captain and the longest-tenured player on the Patriots. He has been a valuable player as a passing threat, blocker and runner. He also has been an outstanding punt returner.
Posted March 11, 2010
Faulk didn't want to go out like Nomar Garciaparra. Watching the former All-Star Boston Red Sox shortstop retire on Wednesday helped convince Faulk that he wanted to spend his entire career with the Patriots. Faulk re-signed with the team that made him a second-round draft choice in 1999.||||||| Faulk is the longest-tenured member of the Patriots. Along with Tom Brady, Matt Light and Stephen Neal, Faulk was a member of all three Patriots Super Bowl-winning teams. The 33-year-old Faulk ran for 335 yards and caught 37 passes for 301 yards and scored three touchdowns last season.