Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 5/20/14
BY DAN BEGNOCHENew England Patriots tailback James White is used to a crowded backfield, particularly one with serious talent.Splitting time with now-Broncos ball carrier Montee Ball for part of his collegiate career, patience and persistence were key traits he needed to utilize. He even battled as a senior, sharing nearly an equal amount of touches with talented sophomore Melvin Gordon.But after rushing for more than 1,400 yards his final year with Oklahoma and landing in Foxborough through fourth-round selection, White joins a large running back corps not lacking in talent or youth.It's a situation he hopes to attack head on with more and more hard work, both on and off the field."Just take advantage of my opportunities," White said Tuesday of his plan, via patriots.com. "That's all you've got to do. Whenever the ball is in your hands, make the most of your opportunity."I'm just going to do whatever the coaches tell me. Learn all the plays. You gotta know the plays in order to get...
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