FOXBORO -- Tom Brady's Sunday evening press conference was short. He answered five questions before bluntly axing the affair.
He was not a happy man.
FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick stated it as simply as it can be stated.
"I'll take any win," the Patriots coach said. "Take any win."
FOXBORO -- Without Kevin Faulk roaming through the Patriots locker room and in running back meetings at Gillette Stadium, Ivan Fears needed a veteran presence.
FOXBORO -- Now at the midway point of his first season as the Patriots lead running back, Stevan Ridley says he's feeling good and ready for eight more games.