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New England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden has left the game against the Seattle Seahawks with a possible knee injury. He looked to suffer the injury during a kickoff that resulted in a touchback.

For the day, Bolden had run for 28 yards on six carries. If he doesn’t return, Stevan Ridley and Danny Woodhead will likely assume the bulk of the carries the rest of the way, unless of course coach Belichick has another trick up his sleeve.

Brandon Bolden could easily become the walking, breathing embodiment of the novice fake team manager this week, inducing self-loathing in a three-step process.

The first step was the waiver claim made by the lusting owner who used their high priority to aggressively pursue Bolden, expecting more ludicrous production from a running back who had 137 yards on 16 carries last week. That came after Bolden — an undrafted rookie — had only seven carries prior to New England’s Week 4 pumping of Buffalo, and he had gained only 15 yards with that minimal workload while being buried behind Steven Ridley and Shane Vereen.

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