Stevan Ridley confirmed he is fully recovered from the concussion he suffered in the AFC Championship Game against the Ravens.
Stevan Ridley had two drops on eight catchable passes in 2012.
Stevan Ridley was forced from the AFC Championship Game with a head injury, and will not return.
The Patriots are 13-0 when they rush for 100 yards as a team this season, and 0-4 when they don't.
Stevan Ridley rushed 15 times for 82 yards and a touchdown and added one reception for 13 yards in Sunday's Divisional round victory over the Texans.
The punishment for Stevan Ridley's late-season fumbling problems included increased film-room study but no lost playing time.
Stevan Ridley rushed 20 times for 74 yards and two touchdowns in the Patriots' Week 17 win over the Dolphins.
Stevan Ridley led the Patriots' backfield in snaps during Sunday's win over the Jaguars.
Stevan Ridley rushed for 84 yards on 18 carries in Week 16 versus the Jaguars.
The Boston Herald expects the Patriots to stick with Stevan Ridley despite his recent fumbles.
Stevan Ridley played on just 19-of-96 snaps in Sunday night's loss to the 49ers.
Stevan Ridley had a miserable night in the Patriots' Week 15 loss to the 49ers, rushing just nine times for 23 yards while also losing a fumble.
Stevan Ridley rushed for 72 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries in Monday night's Week 14 shellacking of the Texans.
Stevan Ridley rushed 19 times for 71 yards with a touchdown in the Patriots' Week 13 win over the Dolphins.