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 Stats > Rex Burkhead  
 
Running Back, New England Patriots

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Draft: 2013 Round 6 (22)
College: Nebraska
Ht: 5’11”  Wt: 210 DOB: 1991-11-22 Age: 27
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#19 5 5.09

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2014 CIN 4 9 27 3.0 1 10 7 49 7.0 0 13.6 3.4
2015 CIN 12 4 4 1.0 0 15 10 94 9.4 1 15.8 1.3
2016 CIN 9 74 344 4.6 2 20 17 145 8.5 0 60.9 6.8
2017 NE 10 64 264 4.1 5 36 30 254 8.5 3 99.8 10.0
2018 NE 6 39 133 3.4 0 13 9 73 8.1 0 20.6 3.4
2018 (Projected) NE   151 648 4.3 6   35 285 8.1 2 141.3  

2018 Outlook
Depth Chart
In quiet fashion, Burkhead posted a solid 2017 season as the No.18 ranked running back in terms of fantasy points per game. His 10 fantasy point per game was higher than Christian McCaffrey, Tevin Coleman, and Lamar Miller, and he scored the same number of total touchdowns as LeSean McCoy - on 252 fewer touches.

The addition of first-round selection Sony Michel will no doubt cut into the value of Burkhead in 2018, as one would assume that Belichick and the New England front office will look to feature their new prized running back. Despite this fact, Burkhead will continue to have value as the primary goal-line back and could be a steal if Michel continues his trend of fumbling issues dating back to his time at Georgia or has trouble recovering from his knee procedure.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Sony Michel
RB2RB2 James White
RB3RB3 Rex Burkhead
RB4FB1 James Develin
RB5RB4 Jeremy Hill
Patriots Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Rex Burkhead activated off IR
Out since Week 3 with neck injury
By: Doug Orth | Mon Nov 26, 7:45 pm

New England Patriots
Source: the Patriots have activated RB Rex Burkhead to the 53-man roster. He can play this Sunday. (ESPN - Field Yates)

FFToday's Take: Sony Michel and James White have carved out fantasy-friendly and predictable roles in the New England offense in his absence, but Burkhead's return figures to impact their production and workloads moving forward. He may not see a huge snap count in Week 13 if he even plays, but he may be a low-end option for owners desperate to replace Melvin Gordon. Either way, he is worth adding in all leagues while we find out how he will be used.


Injury Rex Burkhead back at practice
Eligible to play in Week 13
By: Doug Orth | Fri Nov 9, 1:35 am

New England Patriots
Welcome back to practice, RB Rex Burkhead. Burkhead (neck) is eligible to play on Dec. 2 vs. Vikings. This means Burkhead takes the Patriots’ second and final designated to return IR spot. (ESPN - Mike Reiss)

FFToday's Take: Good news for Burkhead, who has struggled to stay healthy as a Patriot. Owners of Sony Michel and James White have a right to be less excited, as both players have repeatedly shown they can deliver RB1 production when there isn't a third chef in the kitchen. Assuming Burkhead returns, he is a decent bet to ding the value of Michel slightly and steal enough work from White to make him more of an RB2. Burkhead is easily worth a stash if owners can find the room.


Injury Rex Burkhead headed to IR
Neck injury
By: Mike Krueger | Wed Sep 26, 11:55 am

New England Patriots
BREAKING: The #Patriots will be putting RB Rex Burkhead (neck) and rookie LB Ja'Whaun Bentley (unknown) on IR today, per league source. (Jim McBride on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Burkhead was a pre-season favorite of the fantasy community with and ADP in the 6th round at RB28. Now, Sony Michel, James White and Kenjon Barner now makeup the Patriots running back depth chart with Michel being the back to own in most leagues.



2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 HOU W 27-20 18 64 3.6 0 3 1 5 5.0 0 6.9
2 at JAC L 20-31 6 22 3.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 2.2
3 at DET L 10-26 0 0 - 0 3 2 26 13.0 0 2.6
13 MIN W 24-10 7 20 2.9 0 2 2 21 10.5 0 4.1
14 at MIA L 33-34 4 2 0.5 0 2 1 3 3.0 0 0.5
15 at PIT L 10-17 4 25 6.3 0 3 3 18 6.0 0 4.3

2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 KC L 27-42 3 15 5.0 0 3 1 8 8.0 0 2.3
2 at NO W 36-20 2 3 1.5 0 4 3 41 13.7 1 10.4
7 ATL W 23-7 6 31 5.2 0 1 1 11 11.0 0 4.2
8 LAC W 21-13 4 15 3.8 0 7 7 68 9.7 0 8.3
10 at DEN W 41-16 10 36 3.6 0 3 3 27 9.0 1 12.3
11 at OAK W 33-8 5 16 3.2 0 6 4 21 5.3 0 3.7
12 MIA W 35-17 13 50 3.8 1 2 2 3 1.5 1 17.3
13 at BUF W 23-3 12 78 6.5 2 4 3 25 8.3 0 22.3
14 at MIA L 20-27 5 8 1.6 1 5 5 45 9.0 0 11.3
15 at PIT W 27-24 4 12 3.0 1 1 1 5 5.0 0 7.7
CC JAC W 24-20 1 5 5.0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0.5
SB PHI L 33-41 3 18 6.0 0 1 1 46 46.0 0 6.4
CC = Conference Championship SB = Super Bowl

2016 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
6 at NE L 17-35 2 16 8.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.6
7 CLE W 31-17 4 23 5.8 0 1 1 10 10.0 0 3.3
11 BUF L 12-16 0 0 - 0 1 1 14 14.0 0 1.4
12 at BAL L 14-19 5 29 5.8 0 2 2 19 9.5 0 4.8
13 PHI W 32-14 8 38 4.8 0 5 4 28 7.0 0 6.6
14 at CLE W 23-10 9 45 5.0 0 2 1 6 6.0 0 5.1
15 PIT L 20-24 7 32 4.6 0 3 2 18 9.0 0 5.0
16 at HOU L 10-12 12 42 3.5 0 4 4 25 6.3 0 6.7
17 BAL W 27-10 27 119 4.4 2 2 2 25 12.5 0 26.4

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