• Rex Burkhead's ACL injury likely to lead to decline in future performance - Dr. Matt Provencher

    1 day ago - By Fox Sports

    New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead suffered an apparent ACL injury on Sunday. Former Patriots head physician, Dr. Matt Provencher, broke down why, on average, a player like Burkhead will see a decrease in production ranging from 35 to 40 percent once he returns to the field.
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  • J.J. Watt Calls Texans' Run Defense Vs. Patriots ‘Huge Accomplishment'

    J.J. Watt Calls Texans' Run Defense Vs. Patriots ‘Huge Accomplishment'

    1 day ago - By NESN

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    The New England Patriots' rushing attack against the Texans' run defense was, on paper at least, one factor which made the visitors a two-point favorite entering Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston.
    And while the two still played a role, it just wasn't the way many expected. The Texans limited the Patriots to just 86 rushing yards on 24 carries in Houston's 27-20 victory at NRG Stadium. It both the second fewest recorded for New England, and the second fewest allowed by Houston this season.
    Houston defensive end J.J. Watt, for one, was thrilled with how the group performed.
    “I mean...
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  • How Does Rex Burkhead's Seemingly Severe Injury Change Patriots' Offense?

    How Does Rex Burkhead's Seemingly Severe Injury Change Patriots' Offense?

    1 day ago - By NESN

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    Bill Belichick wouldn't come out and reveal the extent of Rex Burkhead's knee injury Sunday but the reaction from the New England Patriots running back's teammates spoke volumes.
    If Burkhead, who took a hard shot to his knee and had to be carted to the locker room in the third quarter of the Patriots' 27-20 loss to the Houston Texans, isn't out for the rest of the 2020 NFL season then he'll likely be missing in action for a while.
    “I talked to him and - so we'll wait and get medical confirmation,” Belichick said. “But obviously, it's a knee injury.”
    Burkhead was in the midst of his...
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  • Patriots reportedly fear Rex Burkhead tore ACL vs. Texans

    Patriots reportedly fear Rex Burkhead tore ACL vs. Texans

    1 day ago - By Yardbarker

    Burkhead was carted off the field after suffering a knee injury during the third quarter of Sunday's game. The Patriots now reportedly fear the 30-year-old suffered a torn ACL.
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  • Rex Burkhead believed to have torn ACL

    1 day ago - By Pro Football Talk

    Patriots running back Rex Burkhead‘s season is reportedly over as a result of Sunday's knee injury. Jeff Howe of TheAthletic.com reports that the injury is believed to be a torn ACL. If confirmed, Burkhead will be headed for surgery and rehab designed to get him ready for next season. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said
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  • Rex Burkhead Injury: Patriots React To ‘Devastating' Loss Of Running Back

    Rex Burkhead Injury: Patriots React To ‘Devastating' Loss Of Running Back

    1 day ago - By NESN

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    James White appeared on the verge of tears as he addressed the knee injury that knocked fellow New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead out of Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans.
    During the third quarter of New England's 27-20 defeat , Burkhead took a shot to the knee from cornerback Bradley Roby, crumbled to the NRG Stadium turf, was carted to the locker room and did not return.
    The Patriots fear he suffered a torn ACL , according to a report from Jeff Howe of The Athletic, but are awaiting the results of an MRI.
    “I'm hurt for him,” a visibly emotional White said in his...
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  • Patriots' Rex Burkhead Feared to Have Torn ACL After Knee Injury vs. Texans

    1 day ago - By Bleacher Report

    The New England Patriots "fear" that running back Rex Burkhead tore his ACL during Sunday's 27-20 loss to the Houston Texans , according to Jeff Howe of The Athletic. Howe added that Burkhead will "get an MRI to confirm" the suspected ACL tear...
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