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Rex Burkhead

Rex Burkhead

RB - NE
Height: 5' 10"Weight: 215 lbsAge: 30College: NebraskaDrafted: #190 (6th Rd. by Cincinnati)

Week 2 Outlook

NE @ SEA
Sun 8:20pm ET
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Week Rank (ECR) RB #58
Projection 4.2 pts

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As we could've predicted, the Patriots backfield is a mess. Not only do we have four running backs getting touches, but we also have Cam Newton stealing 10-plus carries per game with some goal-line work. The snaps: Michel 19, White 19, Burkhead 19, J.J. Taylor 9. You cannot make this stuff up. The opportunities: Michel 10, White 8, Burkhead 7, Taylor 5. This. Is. Gross. The Seahawks faced an average of just 19.3 running back carries per game last year, which ranked as the sixth-lowest mark in the league. They did, however, allow a rushing touchdown every 17.1 carries, which was the second-most often in the league. Opportunity is everything against them, as they allowed 0.99 PPR points per opportunity last year, the third-highest total in the league. Unfortunately, you cannot say any of these running backs get more than 10 touches in this game. Given they're underdogs, it should favor White's role, but his three targets in Week 1 matched his season-low from 2019. Michel is the co-goal-line back alongside Newton, so he offers touchdown upside, but cannot be relied upon for more than RB4 production without a touchdown. He's a low-end RB3. White is probably the safest of the bunch, though this isn't a Tom Brady offense. Consider him a solid RB4 in PPR formats. Burkhead wasn't used in the passing game at all, even though he was on the field for more passing plays than White. None of this makes sense. Avoid until we get some sort of clarity.

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