Rex Burkhead

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Andy Hart
December 22, 2019 - 11:02 am
Rex Burkhead went from possible Patriots’ goat – not the Tom Brady kind – to hero in the span of less than 60 minutes of football in Saturday evening’s 24-17, division-clinching win over the Bills at Gillette Stadium. With the Patriots moving the ball on the game’s opening drive, Burkhead had the...
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Ryan Hannable
October 20, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Rex Burkhead (foot) out vs. Jets
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Ryan Hannable
October 10, 2019 - 2:50 pm
In addition to Phillip Dorsett, the Patriots will be without another one of their playmakers against the Giants Thursday night. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , running back Rex Burkhead is not expected to play. He missed last week's game against the Redskins, and was listed as questionable...
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Andy Hart
October 06, 2019 - 11:36 am
With running back Rex Burkhead (foot), safety Patrick Chung (heel) and special teamer Nate Ebner (groin) ruled out on Saturday afternoon for Sunday’s game in Washington, that made up the bulk of the notable inactives for the Patriots against the Redskins. The rest of the list, healthy scratches...
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Andy Hart
October 05, 2019 - 2:02 pm
As the team prepared to travel to Washington Saturday afternoon in advance of Sunday’s game against the Redskins, the Patriots downgraded three key veteran player to out for the contest. Safety Patrick Chung will miss the trip to Washington with a heel injury, running back Rex Burkhead will be...
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Ryan Hannable
May 07, 2019 - 2:59 pm
FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick has always said the biggest jump players make is from Year 1 to Year 2, and one of the players who is in a position to take that leap is running back Sony Michel. Michel finished last season totaling 1,267 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns, including six in the playoffs...
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Ryan Hannable
May 07, 2019 - 12:11 pm
FOXBORO -- In his two years with the Patriots, Rex Burkhead has struggled to stay on the field, playing in 18 of a possible 32 regular-season games. Speaking Tuesday at Gillette Stadium following a voluntary offseason workout session, the running back acknowledged he's changed his offseason routine...
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Nick Friar
April 22, 2019 - 9:13 am
Back on April 10 , the Patriots reportedly hosted former Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon at Foxboro. Fast forward to Monday and ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting the running back is set to play in the AFC East for the 2019 season. Only it won’t be for the Patriots. Instead, Yeldon...
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New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead
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Ryan Hannable
January 21, 2019 - 8:58 am
KANSAS CITY -- Rex Burkhead was one of the heroes in Sunday's 37-31 overtime win over the Chiefs thanks to his game-winning touchdown on the first drive of overtime. But, before the run, Burkhead was most remembered in the game for being stopped on fourth-and-1 early in the fourth quarter when the...
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Ryan Hannable
December 24, 2018 - 4:37 pm
FOXBORO — What we saw Sunday against the Bills may be what we’ll see for the rest of the season when it comes to the Patriots offense. With a seemingly banged up Tom Brady, the Patriots relied more on the run than we’ve seen in almost six years. The Patriots ran the ball 47 times, which is tied for...
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