When RB Dion Lewis is on the field, Patriots have never lost a game

By: Mike Reiss, ESPN Staff Writer

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis is back at full strength, as the team’s careful management of his return from a torn left ACL has been one of the more important developments of the second half of the regular season.

Lewis’ return highlights a most impressive statistic: The Patriots have never lost with him on the field.

“It’s great to have him,” coach Bill Belichick said Thursday morning. “He’s been a very productive player for us. The more of them you have, the better off we are.”

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