Rex Burkhead RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why the Patriots should choose Rex Burkhead over Dion Lewis

    247 Sports "Rex Burkhead and Dion Lewis are in similar positions for the New England Patriots. Both are injury prone. Both are in their prime. Both play a position that the team has never particularly valued, at least when it comes to salary allocation. The Patriots are the league's preeminent running back by..." February 15

  • Patriots RB Rex Burkhead won’t talk about his collision with Tom Brady

    Clutch Points "The gashed hand of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been one of the notable headlines over the last several weeks. Amidst all the speculation of exactly how it went all down, the one thing people know for sure is that running back Rex Burkhead was somehow involved. However, the..." February 01

  • Rex Burkhead good to go for Patriots

    Pro Football Talk "Both players involved in the Tom Brady–Rex Burkhead practice collision are good to go today. Burkhead, the Patriots running back who accidentally cut Brady’s hand in a practice collision on Wednesday, will play today, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN." January 21

  • Rex Burkhead Expected To Return For Patriots Vs. Jaguars

    NESN "The New England Patriots should have a full stable of running backs for their biggest game of the season to date. Rex Burkhead is expected to play in next Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday, citing a..." January 15

  • Rex Burkhead still favoring left knee at Patriots practice

    Boston Herald "Running back Rex Burkhead, who returned to practice last week on a limited basis, is still heavily favoring his injured left knee. Burkhead missed the final two games of the regular season after suffering the injury against the Steelers. If he is available Saturday against the Titans, it..." January 10

  • How Will Rex Burkhead’s Injury Change Patriots’ Running Back Usage?

    NESN "Did you happen to make the fantasy football playoffs on the back of New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead vulturing touchdowns from Dion Lewis? Congratulations. Now, after Burkhead’s knee injury, you might be wondering if there’s another Patriots running back to turn to as you try to..." December 21

  • Report: Rex Burkhead has knee sprain, should return for playoffs

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." December 19

  • Rex Burkhead's knee injury could open the door for Gillislee

    NBC Sports Boston "With just over nine minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Patriots lost yet another offensive weapon. Rex Burkhead stayed on the turf after running for a two-yard gain to the Steelers 6-yard line, and he was quickly ruled out for the rest of the game with a knee injury. When the..." December 18

  • Report: Initial tests say Rex Burkhead did not tear ACL

    247 Sports "Rex Burkhead got some good news that goes far beyond his team winning the AFC East. The running back left Sunday's eventual win over the Pittsburgh Steelers after suffering a knee injury. Burkhead was immediately ruled out for the contest upon exiting to the locker room, but the injury doesn't..." December 18

  • Patriots' Burkhead ruled out vs. Steelers

    Bleacher Report "New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead suffered a knee injury in Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Patriots announced. Burkhead exited after carrying the ball four times for 12 yards and a touchdown. He also caught one pass for five yards. According to Pro Football..." December 17

  • Patriots RB Rex Burkhead ruled out Sunday

    Fanrag Sports "The New England Patriots have ruled out running back Rex Burkhead for Sunday afternoon’s game against the Houston Texans due to injured ribs that had originally had him listed as doubtful earlier in the week. A huge slate of players remain questionable, including offensive weapons for quarterback..." September 22

  • Rex Burkhead heads to locker room

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots are well on their way to a win in New Orleans, but it may wind up being a costly one. Running back Rex Burkhead went to the locker room in the fourth quarter of the game with what the Patriots later announced is a ribs injury. Burkhead opened the scoring with a touchdown catch, but..." September 17

  • Burkhead 'definitely comfortable' working in slot if Patriots need wide receiver help

    NBC Sports Boston "With Danny Amendola missing a second straight day of practice (concussion/knee), it’s becoming more likely that the Patriots will head into Sunday’s matchup at New Orleans dangerously thin at wide receiver. Not ideal, especially not coming off a loss. Newcomer Philip Dorsett became the third..." September 15