CINCINNATI -- The New England Patriots signed RB Rex Burkhead as an unrestricted free agent from the Bengals, they announced Tuesday.
The Bengals drafted Burkhead, 26, in 2013. He's originally from Winchester, Kentucky.
Just want to thank the Bengals org. for everything the past 4 years. All class. Excited for the opportunity to compete in New England.
— Rex Burkhead (@RBrex2022) March 14, 2017
Burkhead has played in 42 NFL games with one start. JHe played in all 16 games last season with 74 carries for 344 yards and two touchdowns, and 17 receptions for 145 yards.