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Patriots' Evans Comes Up Big

Heath Evans turned in a better performance than expected filling in for the injured Corey Dillon. Dillon made an appearance for one play before being sidelined with a leg injury. Evans came in and performed admirably for Patriots' ground game. Miami, the team that released Evans just a few weeks ago, had more than they could handle when Evans touched the ball. Even the Dolphins players had to tip their hats to the former Miami fullback. News, notes and injury update inside.

Patriots' Evans Comes Up BigBy Site Staff The Patriots seem to have found at least a temporary solution to their running game woes. And it came from an odd source -- new fullback Heath Evans, who rushed for 84 yards on 17 carries against the Dolphins.Evans, who was cut by Miami on Oct. 25 and signed with the Patriots a week later, surprised his old team by ripping off a 21-yard run on the... Recommended Stories

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