Belichick knows he can wring value out of any back he chooses, which is what makes this situation so perpetually frustrating for Fantasy owners. Any back could get work in any situation any week, but it still looks like Blount and Vereen are going to be the team's top options moving forward. Relying on anyone here on a weekly basis is frustrating, but Blount and Vereen are the only ones that are must-own players down the stretch.
The trio will look for more Week 14 against the Chargers.
According to the paper, the move was made in case Gray, who exploded for 201 yards and four touchdowns on the ground in a Week 11, becomes ineffective, or if he suffers a second ACL injury. Gray suffered a torn ACL during his senior season with Notre Dame in 2011.
When asked about his role with the club, Belichick said it will be up to Blount.
"That'll be up to him, just like everybody else," Belichick said, per WEEI. "When he gets an opportunity, how much he can take advantage of it, how much he can be productive, what he can do with those opportunities will determine how many more there are. It’s totally up to him. He’s knows that. We've talked about that. He knows that's the way it is and I think he's excited about it."
Blount rushed for 266 yards and two touchdowns on 65 carries with the Steelers this season before getting waived by the club and reuniting with Belichick and the Patriots.
If he is unable to play on Sunday, the team will likely turn to
With that in mind, I cautiously, carefully and with a preemptive tinge of regret plan to start
For more of my biggest takeaways from Week 7, be sure to check out my latest post to the Fantasy Football Today blog.
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|2012||New England Patriots||10||0||56||274||4.9||27||2||4||18|
|2013||New England Patriots||12||2||55||271||4.9||46||3||2||14|
|2014||New England Patriots||14||1||18||42||2.3||12||1||0||3|
|2012||New England Patriots||10||0||2||11||5.5||11||0||0||0||1|
|2013||New England Patriots||12||2||21||152||7.2||18||0||0||0||6|
|2014||New England Patriots||14||1||2||8||4.0||4||0||0||0||0|
|2012||New England Patriots||10||5||5.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2013||New England Patriots||12||1||0.0||1||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2014||New England Patriots||14||5||3.0||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
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|2012||New England Patriots||10||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2013||New England Patriots||12||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2014||New England Patriots||14||0||0||0||---||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
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|2012||New England Patriots||10||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||New England Patriots||12||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2014||New England Patriots||14||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
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