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Kevin Faulk is an unrestricted free agent, but let us assume he signs a deal to return to New England for his fourteenth season. If he does, the Patriots will enter 2011 with five running backs: BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Fred Taylor, Sammy Morris, Danny Woodhead, and Faulk. It is unlikely the team will carry that many backs (usually four max), especially when two fill the same role. For years Kevin Faulk made a name for himself as one of the best situational/third-down running backs in the National Football League. However when he went down with a season-ending knee injury last year, the Patriots acquired Danny Woodhead to replace him. Since then, Woodhead has become a phenom, performing admirably Faulk's absence. With the 2011 season on the horizon it is clear Woodhead is not going anywhere, and that raises the question: Will Belichick keep two players for the same job? Although Faulk is a free agent, I would still expect Belichick to re-sign him and give him a chance to make the 53-man roster. But considering his age and the fact that he was replaced by someone nearly ten years younger than him last year, his playing days in New England could be nearing an end.