Burkhead (concussion), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, made the trip with the team to Jacksonville, Jeff Howe of The Athletic reports.

Burkhead was able to practice in a limited fashion both Thursday and Friday, but still has yet to receive clearance from the NFL's concussion protocol. The fact that he made the trip to Jacksonville suggests the team expects Burkhead to receive clearance ahead of the Week 2 game, which would be a boon to a backfield that could be without Sony Michel (knee) for a second straight week and lost Jeremy Hill to a season-ending knee injury in the season opener. If able to play, Burkhead would likely serve as the Patriots' lead runner in the contest, though the division of the backfield snaps would be murkier if Michel were also to play. James White also lingers as the Patriots' top pass-catching back.

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