Patriots lose huge piece to the offense for the season

One of the feelgood stories of the season ended on a sour note after running back Dion Lewis — who bounced around with the Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns with little production — exploded onto the scene for the New England Patriots went down with an ACL tear.

As the primary passing down back and a shifty, Darren Sproles-type player, the Patriots will miss Lewis as they move forward on their chase toward back-to-back rings.

How the Patriots will replace him, remains to be seen. But your best bet is Brandon Bolden, who caught a touchdown pass Sunday. There’s no better quarterback nor system to lose a significant player than the Patriots, and they’ll surely figure it out.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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