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Report: Patriots re-sign RB Rex Burkhead

According to New England Patriots beat writer Jim McBride, the team has re-signed running back Rex Burkhead to a multi-year deal. This seems a logical move considering the Patriots let Dion Lewis walk in free agency. Burkhead came on strong towards the mid-to-latter part of the 2017 season when he recorded a total of 518 scrimmage yards and eight total touchdowns.When healthy, the...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

FA Notes: Burkhead, Seahawks, Broncos

Free agent running back Rex Burkhead is expected to see a “competitive market” for his services and it’s not a lock that he re-signs with the Patriots, according to Doug Kyed of NESN. Burkhead, 27, inked a one-year deal with New England last offseason and went on to produce 518 yards from scrimmage in 10 games. Viable in both the running and passing game, Burkhead ranked seventh...
Via Pro Football Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Burkhead won't talk about incident that led to Tom Brady's injury

Just days prior to the AFC Championship Game, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady injured his throwing hand. The injury — which required stitches — was caused when a player and his helmet collided with Brady in practice.We have since found out that the player that inadvertently injured Brady was running back Rex Burkhead. Though, this particular topic of conversation with...
Via Sportsnaut
January 31, 2018  |  Discuss

Tom Brady hoping to get stitches in hand removed this week

Tom Brady proved on Sunday that the injury to his throwing hand was not enough to prevent him from leading his team to a victory, and the Patriots quarterback expects the nasty cut he sustained to be a thing of the past by the end of the week.In his weekly appearance on WEEI’s “Kirk & Callahan Show” Monday, Brady confirmed that he suffered a laceration to his right hand during...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

Burkhead expected to return from injury in AFC title game

The New England Patriots showed in their win over the Tennessee Titans on Saturday that they can beat you a lot of different ways, and they will have one more weapon at their disposal in the AFC Championship Game this weekend.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Rex Burkhead is expected to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars. As Rapoport noted, Burkhead has been out since he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots will be without Rex Burkhead, Mike Gillislee Saturday

The New England Patriots will reportedly not have a couple of their running backs on Saturday when they take on the Tennessee Titans. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, both Rex Burkhead and Mike Gillislee are expected to remain sidelined for the Divisional Playoff matchup.There is a bit of silver lining, however, as Schefter reports James White will return to the lineup for the first time...
Via Sportsnaut
January 13, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Burkhead has knee sprain, should return for playoffs

The New England Patriots may have to find ways to score touchdowns without their best goal line back over the next two weeks, but Rex Burkhead reportedly has a good chance to return for the playoffs.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, an MRI on Monday revealed that Burkhead only suffered a sprained knee in Sunday’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The injury looked like it...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Patriots expecting to have Gronkowski, Burkhead back for Week 6

The absences of Rob Gronkowski and Rex Burkhead are not expected to last beyond Week 5.ESPN’s Adam Schefter says the New England Patriots expect to have both players back for their Week 6 game against the New York Jets.Gronk was a late addition to the injury report on Wednesday and was inactive for the team’s Thursday night game against the Bucs with a thigh injury. This was his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Patriots sign free agent RB Rex Burkhead

BOSTON (AP) The Patriots have signed free agent running back Rex Burkhead. The move was announced Tuesday. Terms were not disclosed. Burkhead, 26, comes from Cincinnati, where he has spent all four years of his NFL career since being drafted in the sixth round out of Nebraska in 2013. He appeared in all 16 regular-season games each of the past two seasons. He rushed for 344 yards...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Patriots strike again, sign RB Rex Burkhead

Running back Rex Burkhead is headed to Massachusetts to play with the New England Patriots on a free agency deal.The Patriots announced the roster move Tuesday. Originally sixth-round pick out of Nebraska, Burkhead has spent the past four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. A special teams ace who developed into a very capable running back at the NFL level, he will likely add value...
Via Sportsnaut
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

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