When a running back fumbles the ball for the New Englan...

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When a running back fumbles the ball for the New England Patriots, he's typically put in the "dog house" and sidelined for some time. A second fumble nearly guarantees a spot on the bench.

Dion Lewis has seemingly bucked that trend after his performance on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills.

Lewis fumbled the ball for the second time of the season, the first of which he's lost. Fortunately, it didn't come in crunch time as the Patriots were up 21-7 with more than 10 minutes left in the first half, but it's not exactly the best way to get on Bill Belichick's good side.

Fantasy Impact: 

Surprisingly, Belichick stuck with Lewis rather than going to one of his other two running backs, Brandon Bolden or LeGarrette Blount. Even with Blount expected to be the starter in the season opener, it was Lewis who carried the ball the most for New England on Sunday.

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