With Rex Burkhead back out at practice, a reminder he is not eligible to play until December 2 vs the #Vikings. Burkhead appeared in the locker room briefly several weeks back - having just lifted - and again last week. All signs pointed to this. #Patriots— Michael Giardi (@MikeGiardi) November 8, 2018
When Burkhead does return, he'll be battling it out for touches with fellow running backs James White and Sony Michel.
In the past, Burkhead could've gotten extra snaps in the slot, but the Patriots have a healthy/unsuspended Julian Edelman and newly-acquired Josh Gordon added to the mix, and there's no guarantee either of them will see less time on the field.
The Patriots are currently on a six-game winning streak, making it likely that head coach Bill Belichick won't want to mess with a good thing. Even when Burkhead was healthy this season, he failed to exceed eight FanDuel fantasy points in each of his three games.
Just added Rex Burkhead in a bunch of deep leagues. Back at practice - eligible to return in Week 13.— Matthew Berry (@MatthewBerryTMR) November 8, 2018
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