Pats think RB Rex Burkhead has sprained knee

Heading into the MRI, the Patriots believe RB Rex Burkhead suffered a sprained knee, along with a bruise from a player landing on it.

Related players: James White, Dion Lewis, Mike Gillislee

Fantasy Impact: 

The key thing here is, obviously, there is no torn ACL. Rapoport's tweet went on to say the early hope is for a return for the playoffs. However, that means he's likely not back for the rest of the regular season. This very well could mean Gillislee is back in the fold, but it seems like Lewis and White should see an increased workload, especially Lewis who has most recently been the team's main ball carrier.

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