UPDATE: Tests confirm a torn ACL & MCL for Ridley, ending his season.  Jerrod Mayo also suffered a season ending injury in the Patriots win on Sunday.


The New England Patriots beat the Kyle Orton led Buffalo Bills today, but Stevan Ridley was knocked out of the game with a knee injury.  He gained 23 yards on 10 carries, leading the team in both.  Shane Vereen becomes the team starting RB with Brandon Bolden getting mixed in.  Tom Brady and the Patriots offense didn't skip a beat, Brady completed 27 of his 37 attempts for 361 yards and 4 touchdowns.  Brandon LaFell caught 2 TDs on 4 catches for 97 yards, Rob Gronkowski gained 97 yards on 7 catches and Julian Edelman caught 9 passes for 91 yards.