Kevin Faulk Injured: Patriots’ Old Reliable Likely Out for Year With Torn ACL

September 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

He doesn’t have the star power of Randy Moss.
He isn’t the cult hero like Wes Welker.
He doesn’t have the physical gifts like his cousin, Marshall.
He doesn’t look for accolades or praise. He just brings his lunch pail and does his job.
His name is Kevin Faulk.
The 34-year-old running back was chosen in the second round of ’99 draft out of LSU. For 10-plus seasons, Kevin Faulk has done everything that has been asked of him.
He runs. He blocks. He returns punts. He always gets the tough yard for the first down. After the retirement of Troy Brown, Kevin Faulk became Brady’s Old reliable.
Kevin Faulk is one of many over achievers to play for Belichick era Patriots. He is one few remaining ambassadors of the Patriot Way. Faulk is one of the last remaining players from the team’s first championship in 2001.
He knows what it takes to win and how to be a champion.
He stepped up in the 2010 season to provide...

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