Pats RB Rex Burkhead returns to practice

New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead returned to practice Monday after missing all of last week.

Burkhead, who starred in the Patriots' second preseason game, did not play in Friday's win over the Lions.

Fantasy Impact: 

Burkhead really stood out the last time he played leaving some who cover the team wondering if he's the next Danny Woodhead. This is certainly a situation to monitor. Burkhead may be worth a late-round flier just in case he does take on that role. But it's a crowded backfield in New England and it's possible we may have no better idea of the workload even after a few games.

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