New England Patriots’ BenJarvus Green-Ellis: The Law Firm Makes His Case

January 3, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former first-round pick Laurence Maroney was traded away.
Pro Bowler Fred Taylor is now designated as his backup.
To whom you ask?
His name is BenJarvus Green-Ellis, or the “Law Firm,” as Patriots nation has dubbed him. He is the undrafted free agent out of Ole Miss and he is the first 1,000-yard rusher for the New England Patriots since some guy named Corey Dillon.
The Law Firm is as humble as they come. He knows there is no “I” in team, especially on the New England Patriots.
He threw around compliments and accolades to his offensive line. Green-Ellis knows that the Patriots are not about individual achievements but are all about team. And if it wasn’t for his teammates on offense, he would get a sniff of the 1,000-yard plateau.
Oh yeah, by the way, he was also third in the NFL in total touchdowns with 13 scores.
Not the AFC. You heard right—the whole National Football League.
He had more touchdowns than some...

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