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Rex Burkhead

New England Patriots
Running Back

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 210

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead believed to have sprain

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 06:06:26 -0800

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (knee) is believed to have a sprained knee and a bruise but avoided a torn anterior cruciate ligament. He'll have an MRI Monday, Dec. 18.

Fantasy Tip: Dion Lewis' stock only gets better, and Mike Gillislee could become a factor again. James White could start to see more carries, too. However, it's anyone's guess which back will be featured any given week. Burkhead's fantasy season is likely over.

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead out for the game

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 15:24:07 -0800

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (knee) suffered a left knee injury in the second half of the Week 15 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and he has been declared out for the rest of the game. He had a rushing touchdown before departing.

Fantasy Tip: With Burkhead on the mend it is Dion Lewis receiving a bulk of the work against the Steelers. Mike Gillislee could also be back in the picture in Week 16 if Burkhead is forced to miss time.

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead salvages night with TD

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:58:18 -0800

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead had only five carries for eight yards, but did manage a touchdown in the team's Week 14 defeat Monday, Dec. 11, versus the Miami Dolphins. In addition, he recorded five grabs for 45 receiving yards.

Fantasy Tip: Burkhead was on a bit of a roll entering Week 14 after receiving double-digit carries and logging at least 50 yards on the ground in each of the last two weeks, but none of that happened here. Still, his touchdown and receiving totals made it a useful day at the office. At the end of the day, though, he's a tough-to-trust FLEX option.

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead punches two TDs in

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 13:54:49 -0800

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead rushed 12 times for 78 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 13 game against the Buffalo Bills. He also had three receptions for 25 yards on four targets.

Fantasy Tip: Burkhead piled up 103 total scrimmage yards. Not bad. He'll look to carry the momentum into next Monday's road game against the Miami Dolphins. He can be trusted as a low-end RB2 or flex play in most fantasy leagues right now.

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead finds end zone twice

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 17:03:45 -0800

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead carried 13 times for 50 yards and a touchdown in the Week 12 game against the Miami Dolphins and he posted two grabs for three yards and a score.

Fantasy Tip: Burkhead posted a tremendous fantasy line while Dion Lewis topped the century mark in yardage. Despite the big day Burkhead should be treated as more of an RB3 or flex fantasy option in most leagues going into Week 13.

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead busy in Week 10

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:21:39 -0800

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead rushed 10 times for 36 yards and caught three passes for 27 yards and a touchdown in Week 10 against the Oakland Raiders.

Fantasy Tip: The game was a blowout, which may have led to his season-high in rushes. Burkhead isn't used enough on a weekly basis to trust as a flex option.

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead surfaces

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 19:04:07 -0700

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead ran four times for 15 yards and caught seven passes for 68 yards in a 21-13 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 8.

Fantasy Tip: It was Burkhead's best effort of the season and the first time he reached double-digit touches. He could be worth a stash in PPR formats, but he will be tough to trust when his role is likely to fluctuate significantly from one game to the next.

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead has 31 yards in return

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:46:37 -0700

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead, who missed time due to a rib injury, returned in Week 7 and had six rushes for 31 yards. Burkhead also caught his only pass for 11 yards.

Fantasy Tip: It wasn't a bad return for Burkhead, but he remains a flex option due to the state of flux in New England's crowded backfield.

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Patriots | Week 7 injury report for Patriots

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:09:15 -0700

New England Patriots LB Harvey Langi (back), CB Stephon Gilmore (concussion, ankle) and CB Eric Rowe (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 20, and have been ruled out for Week 7. LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and TE Jacob Hollister (chest) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. CB Johnson Bademosi (abdomen) fully participated in practice but is listed as questionable. RB Rex Burkhead (ribs), WR Chris Hogan (ribs) and OG Shaq Mason (shoulder) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Patriots | Rex Burkhead not on injury report

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:57:07 -0700

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (ribs) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 20, and is not on the injury report for Week 7.

Fantasy Tip: Burkhead likely will be back in uniform after missing several games because of his injury. He will be sharing work with Mike Gillislee, James White and Dion Lewis if they are all active. Owners probably should look for other options to use this week since Burkhead's role is uncertain.

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