The Patriots are preparing for life without their veter...

ESPN Boston - [Full Article]

The Patriots are preparing for life without their veteran captain, with Faulk having torn his right ACL in Sunday's loss to the New York Jets, an NFL source confirmed. What could mean the end of Faulk's impressive career also means the Patriots must draw up new plans quickly.

Sammy Morris stepped into the "passing back" role when Faulk was knocked out in the fourth quarter, and he's the likely replacement in the short term. Former New York Jets running back Danny Woodhead, signed to a one-year contract Saturday, also figures to be in the mix.

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