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Stevan Ridley

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Patriots | Stevan Ridley unlikely to rejoin Pats

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:54:09 -0800

New York Jets impending free-agent RB Stevan Ridley is not expected to be pursued by the New England Patriots, his former team. The Patriots will likely look to add depth at running back this offseason, and Ridley is entering free agency, but New England is expected to look elsewhere.

Fantasy Tip: The Patriots let Ridley go for a reason, and they probably haven't changed their minds in such a short amount of time, especially after Ridley hardly saw the field last season due to injury. For now, Ridley remains a non-factor in the fantasy football realm.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

Jets | New York has questions at running back

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:41:57 -0800

New York Jets impending free-agent RBs Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell and Stevan Ridley will all be unrestricted free agents this offseason if they are not re-signed.

Fantasy Tip: Ivory is expected not to re-sign, and it's unlikely that the Jets would let their three best running backs walk away. If Powell stays and the Jets don't sign anyone else, he could be the featured back in New York's offense next season.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley plays eight snaps

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 06:22:32 -0800

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley played eight snaps in Week 10 Thursday, Nov. 12.

Fantasy Tip: It was his first action of the season, but he doesn't have a lot of fantasy appeal right now unless something happens to RB Chris Ivory.

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Jets | One Jets RB good to go, one iffy

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:19:01 -0800

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 11, and is probable for Week 10 Thursday, Nov. 12. RB Bilal Powell (ankle) was limited all week and is doubtful.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) isn't much of an option against the Buffalo Bills on FantasyScore unless something happens to RB Chris Ivory.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley limited Tuesday

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:14:37 -0800

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) was limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Fantasy Tip: Head coach Todd Bowles has already said Ridley ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) has a 50-50 chance of playing Thursday night. Even if he does, Chris Ivory will receive most of the work out of the backfield. Ridley can be overlooked on FantasyScore.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley may or may not play

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:41:10 -0800

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) has a 50-50 chance of playing Thursday, Nov. 12, against the Buffalo Bills, according to head coach Todd Bowles.

Fantasy Tip: Chris Ivory ($7,400, 14.8% of cap) is the main man in the Jets' backfield anyway, and Ridley could be rusty if he does suit up. Ridley ($2,000, 4.0%) is not an advisable investment on FantasyScore as long as Ivory is healthy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Dennis Waszak Jr.

Jets | Chris Ivory, Stevan Ridley practice

Mon, 09 Nov 2015 16:53:47 -0800

New York Jets RB Chris Ivory (hamstring) and RB Stevan Ridley (knee) fully participated in practice Monday, Nov. 9.

Fantasy Tip: Ivory should continue to see a majority of the carries for the Jets and should be a weekly starting option for fantasy owners. Ridley should also receive a handful of touches during the game but is not a great option.

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Jets | Two Jets RBs probable

Fri, 06 Nov 2015 11:53:44 -0800

New York Jets RB Chris Ivory (hamstring) and RB Stevan Ridley (knee) practiced Friday, Nov. 6, and are probable for Week 9.

Fantasy Tip: Ivory ($7,400, 14.8% of cap) is a low-end RB1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Ridley ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) doesn't have a large enough role to use on FantasyScore.

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Jets | Three Jets RBs do work in practice

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 11:12:50 -0800

New York Jets RB Chris Ivory (hamstring) and RB Stevan Ridley (knee) were full participants in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. RB Bilal Powell (ankle) was limited.

Fantasy Tip: Ivory ($7,400, 14.8% of cap) is really the only one to consider starting against the Jacksonville Jaguars this week. He's a low-end RB1 on FantasyScore.

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Jets | Chris Ivory, Stevan Ridley practice

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 14:53:35 -0800

New York Jets RBs Chris Ivory (hamstring) and Stevan Ridley (knee) both were full participants in practice Wednesday, Nov. 4.

Fantasy Tip: Ivory ($7,400, 14.8% of cap) is the clear workhorse runner in this backfield, and he faces an excellent matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 9. Pay up for him on FantasyScore. With many of the Jets offensive players injured this week, expect Ivory to have heavy usage. Ridley ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) can be ignored for now.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley activated from PUP

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:10:03 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, Oct. 30, and WR Chris Owusu was waived in a corresponding move.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) practiced in full Friday and is probable in Week 8 against the Oakland Raiders. It's unlikely that he'll have a big role in his first game back from a serious knee injury, but Ridley is a candidate to be stashed in most fantasy formats, as he could be the direct backup to Chris Ivory.

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Jets | Chris Ivory, Stevan Ridley probable

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:43:25 -0700

New York Jets RBs Chris Ivory (hamstring) and Stevan Ridley (knee) both practiced in full Friday, Oct. 30, and are probable for Week 8 against the Oakland Raiders.

Fantasy Tip: The Raiders continue to be a good matchup for running backs, especially for one like Ivory ($7,400, 14.8% of cap) that usually sees heavy workloads. He's a strong play on FantasyScore. It looks like this'll be Ridley's ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) first game active this year. While he could become the primary backup to Ivory, he should be avoided as we wait to see what kind of role he'll have in this backfield.

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Jets | No restrictions for Stevan Ridley

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:58:00 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) has no restrictions from the medical staff after being removed from the Physically Unable to Perform list last week. Ridley is a year removed from tearing ligaments in his knee and should be more than a bit player behind RB Chris Ivory when he returns to the field. Ivory's bruising running style makes Ridley's presence that much more important down the stretch.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley ($2,000, 4.0% of cap), not Bilal Powell or Zac Stacy, may be the primary handcuff for Chris Ivory owners now in traditional leagues. It's unclear how much time Ridley will see when he returns to action and this situation could be fluid. For now he has no daily value.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Manish Mehta

Jets | Stevan Ridley looks better

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:09:34 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) looks better in practice this week than he did last week, according to offensive coordinator Chan Gailey. "He's running with more confidence," Gailey said.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) could be a factor later in the season, but he's not a good FantasyScore start against the Oakland Raiders this week.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley won't play

Sat, 24 Oct 2015 12:18:51 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) will not play Sunday, Oct. 25, against the New England Patriots as he continues to recover from offseason ACL surgery.

Fantasy Tip: Chris Ivory will still be the go-to running back even when Ridley returns. Ridley could vulture some short-yardage carries, and maybe even some touchdowns, but he won't have much fantasy value going forward unless Ivory is injured.

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Jets | Bilal Powell out for Week 7

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 10:00:27 -0700

New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (ankle) is out for Week 7 against the New England Patriots. The team will discuss whether to activate RB Stevan Ridley (knee) off the Physically Unable to Perform list over the next two days. RB Zac Stacy could serve as the backup Sunday, Oct. 25.

Fantasy Tip: Stacy ($2,300, 4.6% of cap) doesn't figure to see a lot of carries behind Chris Ivory ($7,400, 14.8% of cap) if that scenario plays out. Ivory is a low-end RB1 on FantasyScore.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley lacking burst

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 10:03:35 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) hasn't exhibited a burst yet, and offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said they'd like to see more from him.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley may be another week away from returning. Chris Ivory ($7,400, 14.8% of cap) is a low-end RB1 on FantasyScore against the New England Patriots this week.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley has full practice

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:03:18 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) had a full practice Wednesday, Oct. 21. There's a chance he could play in Week 7, according to head coach Todd Bowles.

Fantasy Tip: It may take some time for Ridley ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) to get back into the swing of things, plus Chris Ivory has done more than an adequate job of running the football for the Jets. Avoid Ridley for the time being.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley could play

Mon, 19 Oct 2015 14:15:30 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) will put on pads this week and might be able to play against the New England Patriots, according to head coach Todd Bowles.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley has not played yet this year as he has been recovering from offseason knee surgery. He is eligible to return this week. Even if he does play, however, he will probably be eased in and will still play behind Chris Ivory and possibly others.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley placed on PUP list

Sat, 05 Sep 2015 11:49:18 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, Sept. 5.

Fantasy Tip: Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell and Zac Stacy are more than capable of holding the fort down until Ridley returns. Ivory ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) should be viewed as a RB2 in season leagues and is a decent play on FantasyScore for Week 1.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley going to PUP list?

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:08:47 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) is expected to be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list. This would disable Ridley for the first six weeks of the regular season.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley had knee surgery nine months ago, so it's somewhat puzzling why it's taking him this long to be able to play again. The Jets are taking the safe approach, and they can afford to take that approach with Chris Ivory starting. If Ridley is placed on the PUP list, he can be dropped from fantasy rosters.

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Jets | NY's running back depth is solid

Mon, 10 Aug 2015 16:54:03 -0700

New York Jets RB Chris Ivory is the team's starting running back, but the Jets' running back depth behind him with RBs Stevan Ridley, Zac Stacy and Bilal Powell is impressive and will give QB Geno Smith a lot of help out of the backfield.

Fantasy Tip: Ivory should see most of the touches in this crowded backfield, and you should consider him an ideal RB3 in fantasy leagues. The Jets are unlikely to keep four running backs on roster, so Stacy and Powell might be fighting to stay on the final roster.

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Jets | Zac Stacy on outside looking in?

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 19:31:43 -0700

New York Jets RB Zac Stacy is competing with RBs Chris Ivory, Stevan Ridley (knee) and Bilal Powell for one of the running back spots on the 53-man roster in training camp and the preseason. According to beat writer Darryl Slater, Stacy is not projected to make the cut, although it could depend on the health of Ridley.

Fantasy Tip: Stacy went from fantasy starter to an afterthought in an awful hurry. If he can't crack the Jets, he could find work elsewhere. However, it appears his days as a serious fantasy option are already behind him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Star-Ledger - Darryl Slater

Jets | Stevan Ridley being eased in

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:28:00 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) isn't being rushed back from the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to head coach Todd Bowles.

Fantasy Tip: It's unclear how long Ridley will be on the PUP list, but the Jets still have Chris Ivory, Zac Stacy and Bilal Powell to feed in the backfield. Once healthy, Ridley should be second in line to Ivory, but shouldn't be drafted as more than a RB4 or RB5.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Dennis Waszak Jr.

Jets | Stevan Ridley placed on PUP list

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:17:27 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, July 29.

Fantasy Tip: It's unclear when Ridley will be available to practice, or if he'll even be ready for the start of the regular season. Chris Ivory was still expected to be the starter in the Jets' backfield. It's best to wait until later rounds to draft Ridley.

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Jets | Chris Ivory leads backfield

Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:35:43 -0700

New York Jets RB Chris Ivory is listed as the starting running back entering training camp, according to beat writer Rich Cimini's unofficial depth chart. RB Bilal Powell is the primary backup, and RB Zac Stacy is listed as the third running back. RB Stevan Ridley (knee) could figure in eventually, but he's expected to be limited at the start of camp.

Fantasy Tip: Ivory established himself in a muddy backfield that was expected to be led by Chris Johnson last year. Ivory has competition again this year, but he's a solid RB2 and takes a hit in PPR formats. Powell is a decent RB4 in PPR formats. It's hard to draft Stacy right now unless Powell and Ridley slip up.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley could start on PUP

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:41:15 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) may begin the regular season on the Physically Unable to Perform list as he continues to recover from knee surgery, according to Dom Cosentino of NJ.com. If Ridley is not ready for training camp, the odds of him being placed on the PUP to start the season increase.

Fantasy Tip: The Jets have a crowded backfield as it is, and Ridley is already losing ground on the competition. Chris Ivory will likely start, barring injury, and Ridley will also have Zac Stacy and Bilal Powell to fend off. Draft him as a RB4 in deeper leagues and a RB5 in normal leagues.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley's camp status uncertain

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:39:24 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) is not sure if he will be able to fully participate at the start of training camp. Ridley is he does not know if he will be 100% when camp starts and will not rush his rehab.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley's roster spot may be in jeopardy if he is not able to practice since the team has several other backs on the roster. Owners should monitor his recovery to see when he will be on the field. Ridley could be a late-round option in deeper leagues if he has a solid role in the offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Star-Ledger - Darryl Slater

Jets | Stevan Ridley confident

Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:45:44 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) said his plan is to be a contributor by Week 1. "I can't predict the future, but for me I've got to be ready for Week 1, and that's the goal," Ridley said. "When I do hit the field, I'm making an impact."

Fantasy Tip: Ridley should end up being the No. 2 back behind Chris Ivory at some point, but he is a RB4 at best unless Ivory were to be sidelined with an injury.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Barry Wilner

Jets | Stevan Ridley to be ready for training camp

Thu, 21 May 2015 14:30:29 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) should be healthy enough for training camp as he continues to recover from knee surgery. Head coach Todd Bowles said Ridley is not ready for team drills, but participated in positional drills.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley is expected to be the No. 2 running back behind Chris Ivory once the season is underway. He'll be an important part of the Jets' running offense, and may steal some goal line carries, but isn't more than a low-end RB4.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

Jets | Running back situation up in the air

Thu, 21 May 2015 11:51:04 -0700

New York Jets coach Todd Bowles said his team's running back situation may take until the preseason to sort out. RBs Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell, Zac Stacy, Stevan Ridley and Daryl Richardson all have experience at the position, but no one has broken out yet.

Fantasy Tip: Bowles said the team could keep as many as four backs, but it begs the question of which one to start. For now, this situation is too volatile, but be prepared to move one up your draft board if someone looks explosive in preseason games.

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Jets | NYJ to run more in 2015?

Tue, 19 May 2015 11:14:45 -0700

New York Jets RBs Chris Ivory, Stevan Ridley, Zac Stacy and others could be busy this season, according to head coach Todd Bowles. Bowles said the reason he hired offensive coordinator Chan Gailey is because he has a track record of being able to run the ball, at least in his college coaching days. Bowles supposedly prefers a balanced, ball-control offense, which puts more of the onus on the running backs.

Fantasy Tip: Again, Ivory should see the majority of work out the backfield, but this figures to be more of a committee approach with how deep the Jets are in the backfield. Ivory could end up in RB3 territory while the rest of the running backs currently shouldn't be seen as more than flex options.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley to be limited in OTAs

Tue, 19 May 2015 10:25:54 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) will be a limited participant in organized team activities, which begin Tuesday, May 19.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley will be a big part of the Jets' committee of running backs with Chris Ivory, Zac Stacy and Bilal Powell also in the fold. Ivory should technically be the starter, but this could turn into a crapshoot. Ivory has RB3 potential while Ridley should be targeted in the low-end RB4 to high-end RB5 range.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley contract update

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:15:51 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley's one-year contract is worth $1.25 million, with a signing bonus of $80,000, a workout bonus of $50,000 and roster bonuses of up to $370,000.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley should be ready for camp

Sun, 12 Apr 2015 06:42:59 -0700

New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley (knee) should be ready for the start of training camp if he does not suffer any setbacks, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley is working his way back from injury and may not do much during offseason workouts. Ridley likely will serve a backup role with the Jets and could be a late-round option in drafts next season.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley signed one-year deal

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:38:40 -0700

Updating a previous story, New York Jets RB Stevan Ridley signed a one-year deal with the team.

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Jets | Stevan Ridley signing with Jets

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:21:15 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) is signing with the New York Jets, a source told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley is coming off a 2014 season that was limited to just six games after he suffered tears to his ACL and MCL in mid-October and missed the rest of the season. Ridley was rushing at a career-low 3.6 yards per attempt at the time of the injury, and had scored two touchdowns in his six games. He was routinely in head coach Bill Belichick's doghouse due to fumbling woes. Ridley will have to leapfrog Bilal Powell and/or Chris Ivory on the depth chart to have a significant role in the offense. Ridley could return to fantasy RB2 status if he's able to do so.

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Redskins | Stevan Ridley to visit Washington

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 06:00:18 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) will visit the Washington Redskins Tuesday, April 7.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley's fantasy value wouldn't be maximized behind Alfred Morris, barring an injury. Ridley will likely be a depth back you take late in drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Mike Jones

Dolphins | Stevan Ridley visit exploratory

Sun, 05 Apr 2015 15:14:21 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) took an exploratory visit to the Miami Dolphins. The club was checking out his medicals and has not ruled out signing Ridley.

Fantasy Tip: It seems like Ridley wants to go with an AFC East club to see the Patriots every so often. See how Ridley responds from a torn ACL and where he lands.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson

Jets | Stevan Ridley leaves NY without deal

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:59:53 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) left his meeting with the New York Jets without a contract, according to sources. Ridley is scheduled to meet with at least one more team next week, but the feeling is he will sign with the Jets or the Miami Dolphins.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like Ridley will sign with a team in the near future. Ridley likely will be a backup running back wherever he goes but should still have a role in the offense. Owners could consider Ridley in the later rounds of drafts as a handcuff or depth at the position.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Seth Walder, Manish Mehta

NFL | Stevan Ridley could be cleared in May

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:42:26 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (knee) is expected to receive clearance to return to the field at some point in May. Ridley has met with the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets but is not scheduled to meet with any more teams at this point.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley is working his way back from an anterior cruciate ligament injury, so he could be limited during offseason workouts if he signs with a team. He likely will be able to find a backup job with a team but likely will not be a great fantasy option in 2015.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Albert Breer

Jets | Stevan Ridley meeting with NYJ

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:26:13 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) is scheduled to meet with the New York Jets Wednesday, April 1, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley is still recovering from his knee injury but is close to receive clearance to return to the field. Ridley likely would not be the starter with the Jets but could have a role on offense. He could be an option in later rounds of drafts next season but should not be a weekly start option for owners.

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Dolphins | Stevan Ridley visiting Miami

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:56:34 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) is visiting the Miami Dolphins Tuesday, March 31.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley had some highs and lows in New England before a torn ACL ended his run. He had some fumbling issues, but if he landed a significant role, he could be a RB2 in fantasy.

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NFL | Stevan Ridley to start meeting teams

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:04:07 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (knee) is scheduled to meet with a few teams this week. Ridley is expected to receive full medical clearance in around six weeks.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley likely will be able to find a backup job this offseason but will not be a starting option for a team. His fantasy value will be determined by the team he signs with, but he could be an option in the later rounds of drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

Vikings | MIN may look at Stevan Ridley

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 04:28:19 -0700

Free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (Patriots) is drawing interest from the Minnesota Vikings.

Fantasy Tip: Three words: Adrian Peterson insurance. Ridley, who rushed for 340 yards last season before suffering a torn ACL, is being courted just in case Peterson doesn't return. A running back returning from a knee injury is a risky proposition, but Ridley could be in Minnesota's plans if Peterson doesn't return. Keep an eye on this.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson

Patriots | Stevan Ridley could receive prove-it deal

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:03:33 -0800

New England Patriots impending free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (knee) could be a coup for a team willing to take a chance on his recovery from anterior cruciate ligament surgery this offseason. He's likely to receive an offer for a "prove-it" one-year deal around the $1.25 million range with incentives.

Fantasy Tip: The uncertain future for Ridley as it relates to both free agency and his recovery from ACL makes him a cloudy fantasy football asset entering the 2015 season. Depending on where Ridley lands, he could be worth a stab in the later rounds of standard fantasy drafts for running back depth.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

Patriots | Stevan Ridley ahead of schedule

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:49:40 -0800

New England Patriots impending free-agent RB Stevan Ridley (knee) is about four weeks ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Ridley hopes to be able to return to the field in May.

Fantasy Tip: It is not known who Ridley will play for next season, so his value will depend on his next team and his role. Ridley may not be able to find a starting job in free agency, but he should be able to find at least a backup job. Owners should consider Ridley as an option in the later rounds of drafts since he is coming back from the ACL injury.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Shalise Manza Young

Patriots | Make three roster moves

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:06:27 -0700

The New England Patriots placed RB Stevan Ridley (knee) and LB Jerod Mayo (knee) on Reserve/Injured and promoted OG Chris Barker to the active roster Thursday, Oct. 16.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Shalise Manza Young

Patriots | Stevan Ridley has torn ACL, MCL

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:33:50 -0700

New England Patriots RB Stevan Ridley (knee) has a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a torn medial collateral ligament, according to a source. Ridley will miss the remainder of the season.

Fantasy Tip: Shane Vereen will be the main beneficiary of Ridley's misfortune, with Brandon Bolden and James White mixed in.

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Patriots | Stevan Ridley out for Week 7

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:53:04 -0700

New England Patriots RB Stevan Ridley (knee) did not practice Monday, Oct. 13, and has been ruled out for Week 7. The team did not practice Monday, but was required to provide the status of injured players if they had practiced.

Fantasy Tip: Ridley is expected to miss a significant amount of time, possibly the rest of the season, with the knee injury. Shane Vereen, Brandon Bolden and James White should see increased value, with Vereen being the only fantasy relevant player of the trio, for now.

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