Stevan Ridley has been benched for New England's game against Houston.
The Patriots picked up a season-defining victory last week against the Denver Broncos and it's critical that they keep the momentum going this week against the Texans.
FOXBORO – The Texans have lost nine straight including losses to the Jaguars, Raiders and Rams. They’ve been able to find a vast array of ways to lose. Returns. Offensive inefficiency.
When the Patriots and Texans met in the regular season last year, it marked a turning point for the Texans.