Half-Time Report: Stevan Ridley double has the New England Patriots in front

Pats RB Stevan Ridley in action against the Buffalo Bills on September 8, 2013
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New England Patriots lead New Orleans Saints 17-7 at half time thanks to two touchdowns from Stevan Ridley.

Two touchdowns from Stevan Ridley has sent the New England Patriots into half time with a 10-point lead over the New Orleans Saints.

Stephen Gostkowski kicked the Pats ahead in the first quarter, but they fell behind when Drew Brees picked out Travaris Cadet for a touchdown.

A nice play allowed Ridley to dart over the line from a yard, before he rushed four yards to establish a 17-7 lead.

The Pats were excellent defensively in the first half and will need to keep up their effort as the Saints look to keep their unbeaten record going.

Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass against the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 8, 2013
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