2018 Fantasy Rankings
Overall # 60 · RB # 24 (Tier 5)

Rex Burkhead

RB, New England Patriots

Height 5'10" Weight 215 DOB 1990-07-02 Age 28
College Nebraska

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News from the Past 60 Days
  • How have the Patriots and Chiefs changed since they met in week six?
    Jan 18 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • How the Chiefs defense beats the Patriots offense for the AFC Championship
    Jan 18 · Arrowhead Pride (Chiefs Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 1/18/19 - Pats-Chiefs: Fastest start wins?
    Jan 18 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Brian Hoyer among 6 practice players of the week from the Patriots’ win over L.A.
    Jan 16 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Chargers advanced stats: Tom Brady was excellent; New England dominated the trenches
    Jan 15 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Chargers snap counts: New England ran all over Los Angeles? defense
    Jan 14 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 7 observations from the Patriots 41-28 complete demolition of the Chargers
    Jan 13 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Chargers recap: New England crushes Los Angeles with 41-28 final score
    Jan 13 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Asking Bolts From the Blue: Chargers? defensive strengths go beyond Melvin Ingram, Joey Bosa
    Jan 12 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 3 steps for the Patriots to beat the Chargers on Sunday
    Jan 12 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Film room: 7 keys to a Patriots victory against the Chargers
    Jan 11 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Film room: How the Patriots can slow down Chargers WR Keenan Allen
    Jan 10 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Don?t expect Rob Gronkowski to have a big game against the Chargers
    Jan 9 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Beating the Chargers defense starts up front for the Patriots
    Jan 8 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Building the 2019 Patriots: Edition 1.0
    Jan 8 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Film room: James White, Rex Burkhead will play a big role against the Chargers
    Jan 8 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 1/04/19 - Brady believes in 2018 team?s resolve, character & resilience
    Jan 4 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Jets advanced stats: New England?s pass rush was relentless against Sam Darnold
    Jan 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • The best and worst plays from the Patriots? 38-3 win over the Jets
    Jan 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Obi Melifonwu among 7 practice players of the week from the Patriots? win over the Jets
    Jan 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Jets snap counts: Phillip Dorsett emerges as the third wide receiver
    Jan 1 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs. Jets: Fan Notes from the Game
    Dec 31 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • James White touches on versatility in Patriots' running back committee
    Dec 30 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • 6 instant observations from the Patriots 38-3 win over the Jets
    Dec 30 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Jets game report: New England wins 38-3; Tom Brady has 4 touchdown passes
    Dec 30 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Previewing the Jets? opposition: New England Patriots
    Dec 29 · Gang Green Nation (Jets Blog)
  • How the Patriots and Jets have changed since their week 12 meeting
    Dec 28 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Jets: 5 things to watch, including Rob Gronkowski?s role
    Dec 28 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Duke Dawson among 6 practice players of the week from the Patriots? win over Buffalo
    Dec 27 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • The best and worst plays from the Patriots? 24-12 win over the Bills
    Dec 26 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 12/26/18 - Brady Buzz: Plans to play to infinity and beyond [2019]
    Dec 26 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Bills advanced stats: New England?s pass defense had a field day against Buffalo
    Dec 26 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Bills snap counts: How New England tried to replace Josh Gordon
    Dec 24 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Penalty recap: Bills at Patriots
    Dec 24 · Buffalo Rumblings (Bills Blog)
  • ?Always a great feeling to win the division?: Patriots react to beating the Bills, capturing the AFC East
    Dec 24 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs. Bills: Fan Notes from the Game
    Dec 24 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots' run-heavy approach vs. Bills pays big dividends
    Dec 24 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • Bill Belichick explains how the Patriots were able to dominate Buffalo on the ground
    Dec 24 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 6 observations from the Patriots? 24-12 win over the Bills
    Dec 23 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 5 takeaways following Patriots' 24-12 win over Bills
    Dec 23 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • Patriots vs Bills game report: Running backs carry New England to 24-12 victory
    Dec 23 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Bills lose to Patriots: rapid reaction and notes
    Dec 23 · Buffalo Rumblings (Bills Blog)
  • Bills vs Patriots: second half open thread
    Dec 23 · Buffalo Rumblings (Bills Blog)
  • Patriots vs Bills highlights: James White, New England running game dominate early
    Dec 23 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Bills inactives: Adrian Clayborn a healthy scratch, Danny Shelton returns
    Dec 23 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 3 matchups to watch in Patriots' Week 16 game vs. Bills
    Dec 23 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • Tom Brady explains what the Patriots have to do to adjust to personnel turnover
    Dec 23 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots Fantasy Football Start/Sit: Week 16
    Dec 23 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • How the Patriots and Bills have changed since their week 8 meeting
    Dec 21 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • As James White's role has declined, so have Patriots' fortunes
    Dec 20 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Rex Burkhead James White
  • Patriots vs Steelers advanced stats: Pittsburgh didn?t want to challenge Trey Flowers on the ground
    Dec 19 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Jets poach an offensive tackle from the Patriots? practice squad
    Dec 19 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Century Links 12/17: Seahawks Fall to 49ers in Overtime
    Dec 17 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • 6 observations from the Patriots 17-10 loss to the Steelers
    Dec 16 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Steelers game report: Pittsburgh defeats New England with 17-10 final score
    Dec 16 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Steelers highlights: Huge New England special teams play sets up Duron Harmon pick
    Dec 16 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Watch Rex Burkhead make a jaw-dropping special teams play
    Dec 16 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Rex Burkhead
  • Patriots Fantasy Football Start/Sit - Week 15
    Dec 16 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 12/13/18 - Theme of the Week: Turning the page
    Dec 13 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Rex Burkhead explains how Patriots RBs intend to fix slumping performance
    Dec 13 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Rex Burkhead Sony Michel
  • Why Trey Flowers? Patriots tenure won?t extend beyond 2018
    Dec 13 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Sony Michel is as impressive off the field as he is on it
    Dec 13 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Dolphins advanced stats: New England struggled big-time in the run game
    Dec 12 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • In recent weeks, Sony Michel and Patriots RBs have been jarringly inefficient
    Dec 11 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Rex Burkhead Sony Michel
  • Bengals News (12/11): Cincinnati almost ran the ball enough to create a winning formula
    Dec 11 · Cincy Jungle (Bengals Blog)
  • Fourth And Frustration For Driskel 
    Dec 10 · Bengals.com (Bengals Team Site)
    Bengals Chargers Rex Burkhead Joe Mixon
  • 5 winners and 15 losers from the Patriots? 34-33 loss against the Dolphins
    Dec 10 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots at Dolphins final score, immediate reactions, and recap
    Dec 9 · Phinsider (Dolphins Blog)
  • Patriots vs Dolphins game report: Miracle in Miami as Patriots lose 34-33
    Dec 9 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots fantasy football week 14: start & sit
    Dec 9 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 12/07/18 - Burkhead?s return makes White?s ?Sweet Feet? even fresher
    Dec 7 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • How the Patriots and Dolphins have changed since their week 4 meeting
    Dec 7 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Ten Things I Liked About Week Thirteen
    Dec 6 · Battle Red Blog (Texans Blog)
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  • A timeline of Patriots fullback James Develin?s carries
    Dec 6 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Derek Rivers among 9 Patriots practice players of the week from win over the Vikings
    Dec 5 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Vikings advanced stats: New England?s pass defense was phenomenal
    Dec 5 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Vikings snap counts: J.C. Jackson emerges as the third cornerback
    Dec 3 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs. Vikings: Fan Notes from the Game
    Dec 3 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs. Vikings: Fan Notes from the Game
    Dec 3 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 12/03/18 - Develin, Defense drive victory over Vikes
    Dec 3 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 9 takeaways from the Patriots 24-10 victory over the Vikings
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 5 takeaways of Patriots' 24-10 victory over Vikings
    Dec 2 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • Patriots vs Vikings game report: James Develin scores 2 touchdowns; New England wins 24-10
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Vikings inactives: Danny Shelton a healthy scratch, Rex Burkhead returns
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots fantasy football week 13: start & sit
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 11/30/18 - Pats-Vikes matchups: Winning at the line of scrimmage is key
    Nov 30 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Tom Brady and the Patriots offense are in for a test with the Vikings? defense
    Nov 29 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 11/29/18 - Will Pats choose chuck or go ground-and-pound vs. Vikes
    Nov 29 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Bill Belichick discusses Rex Burkhead's 'diligent' approach in return from injury
    Nov 28 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Rex Burkhead injury
  • Fantasy football start/sit tips for Week 13: Is time for Broncos? Case Keenum?
    Nov 28 · Denver Post (Broncos Local)
  • Patriots announce 6 practice players of the week from their win over the Jets
    Nov 28 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 11/28/18 - Pats play better with the band back together
    Nov 28 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • The Linc - Zach Ertz is on pace for a record-breaking season
    Nov 28 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Check out the customized cleats the Patriots will wear against the Vikings
    Nov 27 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 2018 Week 13 Patriots Power Rankings
    Nov 27 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 11/27/18 - Offense runs best with run game the staple, not just a complement
    Nov 27 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Century Links 11/27: Coach Carroll on Win Over Panthers
    Nov 27 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • What activating Rex Burkhead to the 53-man roster means for the Patriots
    Nov 27 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 6 fantasy football waiver wire targets for Week 13
    Nov 27 · USA Today (Broncos National)
  • Patriots Activate RB Rex Burkhead to 53-Man Roster; Release OL Matt Tobin
    Nov 26 · Patriots.com (Patriots Team Site)
    Patriots Rex Burkhead Matt Tobin
  • Injury update: Patriots activate Rex Burkhead from injured reserve, release OL Matt Tobin
    Nov 26 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Report: Patriots activate Rex Burkhead off IR to 53-man roster
    Nov 26 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Rex Burkhead
  • Rex Burkhead: Activated off IR
    Nov 26 · RotoWire (Fantasy)
    Vikings Rex Burkhead
  • Pats bring Burkhead off IR; eligible Week 13 - Rex Burkhead | NE
    Nov 26 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
    Patriots Rex Burkhead
  • 5 takeaways from the Patriots 27-13 victory over the Jets
    Nov 25 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 5 takeaways from the Patriots 27-13 victory over the Jets
    Nov 25 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots fantasy football week 12: Start & sit
    Nov 25 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 11/21/18 - Jets ?cover? Gronk only way they know how... on the sports page
    Nov 21 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Analyzing the Patriots? second-year players 10 games into the season
    Nov 21 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Rex Burkhead, Dwayne Allen absent from Patriots practice
    Nov 20 · USA Today (Patriots National)
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  • Running Back
    Performance Scoring Review · Switch
    SeasonTeamGSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    2014CIN49271107490013.6
    2015CIN124401510941115.8
    2016CIN974344220171450160.9
    2017NE1064264536302543099.8
    2018NE8151 (27.8%)57186020141311137.7
    2018
    Performance Scoring Review · Switch
    WeekOppScoreSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    1HOUW 27-2038 (50.7%)18640315006.9
    2JACL 20-3114 (23.0%)6220000002.2
    3DETL 10-267 (14.6%)0003226002.6
    13MINW 24-1017 (23.0%)72002221004.1
    14MIAL 33-3417 (21.0%)420213000.5
    15PITL 10-1716 (25.8%)42503318004.3
    16BUFW 24-1225 (33.3%)133905440017.9
    17NYJW 38-317 (25.0%)51402118109.2
    DPLACW 41-2804121117007.9
    2017
    WeekOppScoreSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    1KCL 27-423150318002.3
    2NOW 36-2023043411010.4
    7ATLW 23-763101111004.2
    8LACW 18-741507768008.3
    10DENW 41-161036033271012.3
    11OAKW 30-851606421003.7
    12MIAW 35-17135012231017.3
    13BUFW 23-31278243250022.3
    14MIAL 20-2758155450011.3
    15PITW 27-244121115007.7
    CCJACW 24-20150100000.5
    SBPHIL 33-4131801146006.4
    2016
    WeekOppScoreSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    6NEL 17-352160000001.6
    7CLEW 31-1742301110003.3
    11BUFL 12-160001114001.4
    12BALL 14-1952902219004.8
    13PHIW 32-1483805428016.6
    14CLEW 23-109450216005.1
    15PITL 20-2473203218005.0
    16HOUL 10-12124204425006.7
    17BALW 27-1027119222250026.4

    Touchdown Distances
    Rushing: 5, 5

    2015
    WeekOppScoreSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    1OAKW 33-130001124002.4
    2SDW 24-19000218000.8
    4KCW 36-210001127002.7
    5SEAW 27-241-2000001-0.2
    9CLEW 31-10000117000.7
    10HOUL 6-10000100000.0
    11ARIL 31-34000117000.7
    12STLW 31-7240224000.8
    13CLEW 37-3120214000.6
    14PITL 20-33000115106.5
    16DENL 17-20000118000.8
    17BALW 24-16000200000.0

    Touchdown Distances
    Receiving: 5