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Rex Burkhead
Carries Yards TD
60 252 4
Team: New England PatriotsHt/Wt: 5-10/210 NFFC ADP: 168.22
Position: RBBorn: 7/2/1990 Birthplace: Plano, TX
College: NebraskaDraft: 6th Round 22nd pick by Bengals (2013)


Latest News
Dec. 11, 2017 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST10:43 PM CT8:43 UAE23:43 ETNaN:� - Rex Burkhead ran for eight yards and one touchdown on five carries Monday in the New England Patriots' 27-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins. He added five receptions for 45 yards.
Analysis: The touchdown obviously saved Burkhead from a pedestrian fantasy night, but for those in the playoffs who own him, he is still a decent flex play.
Dec. 3, 2017 1:53 PM PT2:53 PM MT3:53 PM CT4:53 PM ET21:53 GMT5:53 2:53 PM MST4:53 PM EST3:53 PM CT1:53 UAE (+1)16:53 ETNaN:� - Rex Burkhead ran for 78 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries Sunday in the New England Patriots' 23-3 win over the Buffalo Bills. He added three receptions for 25 yards.
Analysis: Burkhead hadn't scored a touchdown until last week, and now he has three in two games.
Nov. 26, 2017 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST3:45 PM CT1:45 UAE (+1)16:45 ETNaN:� - Rex Burkhead ran for 50 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries Sunday in the New England Patriots' 35-17 win over the Miami Dolphins. He added two receptions for three yards and one touchdown.
Nov. 19, 2017 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET23:58 GMT7:58 4:58 PM MST6:58 PM EST5:58 PM CT3:58 UAE (+1)18:58 ETNaN:� - Rex Burkhead ran for 16 yards on five carries Sunday in the New England Patriots' 33-8 win over the Oakland Raiders. He added four receptions for 21 yards.
Nov. 13, 2017 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST11:45 PM CT9:45 UAE0:45 ETNaN:� - Rex Burkhead ran for 36 yards on 10 carries Sunday in the New England Patriots' 41-16 win over the Denver Broncos. He added three receptions for 27 yards and one touchdown.
Analysis: Burkhead had double-digit touches for a second straight game and again made an impact as a receiver after recording 68 yards on seven catches in New England's previous outing. The versatile back's fantasy outlook is definitely trending upward, though he's still sharing work with Dion Lewis and James White in an ever-changing committee.
Oct. 29, 2017 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET20:39 GMT4:39 1:39 PM MST3:39 PM EST2:39 PM CT0:39 UAE (+1)16:39 ETNaN:� - Rex Burkhead ran for 15 yards on four carries Sunday in the New England Patriots' 21-13 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. He added seven receptions for 68 yards.
Analysis: Burkhead, who caught all of his targets Sunday, had just five receptions through his first three games in a New England uniform. Considering he's averaging 10.7 yards, Burkhead could very possibly become a good flex play in PPR leagues.
Oct. 18, 2017 1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST3:25 PM EST3:25 PM CT0:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ETNaN:� - Burkhead (rib) was active for Sunday's game against the Falcons and ran for 31 yards on six carries in the Patriots' 23-7 win. He added one reception for 11 yards.
Analysis: Burkhead, who had missed the last four games, was New England's starting running back for the season's first two contests, but only managed five carries and four receptions. He appears to be behind Dion Lewis and James White in the Pats' current backfield hierarchy.
Oct. 11, 2017 8:56 AM PT9:56 AM MT10:56 AM CT11:56 AM ET15:56 GMT23:56 8:56 AM MST10:56 AM EST10:56 AM CT19:56 UAE11:56 ETNaN:� - Burkhead (ribs) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Jets.
Analysis: Burkhead did practice this week but has now missed four straight games.
Sep. 20, 2017 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST11:27 AM CT20:27 UAE12:27 ETNaN:� - Burkhead (ribs) is expected to play in Week 6 after missing a third straight game Thursday night.
Analysis: Burkhead was hurt in Week 2, when he got five touches on the eight snaps he played and caught a touchdown pass.
Sep. 17, 2017 2:06 PM PT3:06 PM MT4:06 PM CT5:06 PM ET21:06 GMT5:06 2:06 PM MST4:06 PM EST4:06 PM CT1:06 UAE (+1)17:06 ETNaN:� - Rex Burkhead ran for three yards on two carries Sunday in the New England Patriots' 36-20 win over the New Orleans Saints. He added three receptions for 41 yards and one touchdown.
Analysis: Burkhead is worth keeping in deep leagues because of the uncertainty of the New England backs.
Sep. 8, 2017 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET4:10 GMT12:10 9:10 PM MST11:10 PM EST11:10 PM CT8:10 UAE0:10 ETNaN:� - Rex Burkhead ran for 15 yards on three carries Thursday in the New England Patriots' 42-27 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. He added one reception for eight yards.
Mar. 14, 2017 2:03 PM PT3:03 PM MT4:03 PM CT5:03 PM ET21:03 GMT5:03 2:03 PM MST4:03 PM EST3:03 PM CT1:03 UAE (+1)17:03 ETNaN:� - The Patriots signed Burkhead on 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.
Analysis: Burkhead appeared in all 16 regular-season games each of the past two seasons. He rushed for 344 yards and two touchdowns for the Bengals in 2016. He also has 27 special teams tackles in his career, including consecutive 10-plus tackle seasons with 11 in 2015 and 12 in 2016. Burkhead is expected to be used primarily on special teams for the Patriots and could be a replacement for Brandon Bolden, who is an unrestricted free agent.
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