Both Burkhead and Gillislee are out with knee injuries.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Burkhead and fellow running back Mike Gillislee will both miss the team's playoff opener against the Tennessee Titans. Prior to that, he was averaging 55 yards per game and.6 touchdowns per game. Britt played in three games for the Patriots this season and caught two passes. With Mike Gillislee (knee) expected to be sidelined, expect Dion Lewis and James White to handle the bulk of the work out of the backfield.
Other New England players inactive for the matchup are defensive lineman Alan Branch (knee), receiver Kenny Britt, offensive lineman Cole Croston, linebacker David Harris and cornerback Johnson Bademosi.
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It looks like Burkhead will have to wait a little longer, and if New England can't take care of business on Saturday evening, he'll have to wait a whole lot longer than that for his return.
Burkhead missed the final two games of the regular season, and Gillislee sat out Week 17, in addition to spending most of the second half of the season as a healthy scratch. His absence means increased playing time for Derrick Henry, who rushed for 156 yards in last weekend's victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.
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