Patriots fullback James Develin has been placed on the injured reserve list with a season-ending leg injury. The fullback fractured his right leg, falling after catching a Jimmy Garoppolo pass in the fourth quarter of Thursday’s preseason victory over the Carolina Panthers. Develin underwent surgery in Charlotte after the game and has now made it back to Foxborough.
Coach Bill Belichick had this to say following his return: “Saw him yesterday; he’s doing well…I think he has a good attitude. It was good to see him back here.”
Develin, who is widely liked in the locker room and by New England fans, is likely to miss the entire season. When Patriots fans think of last year’s winning slogan “Do Your Job” they think of James Develin. Continue reading James Develin Out For Season with Broken Leg »