The New England Patriots have been adding running backs to their roster like there’s a buy-one, get-two sale going on. Which makes former Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead’s decision to join all the more confusing. “It’s the tradition here,” Burkhead said Tuesday per Henry McKenna of Patriots Wire. “Coach [Bill] Belichick’s instilled the attitude. You can tell on film just watching the guys, they play hard and football is kind of their passion. And that’s what I wanted to be a part of. When I came on my visit, I got a glimpse of that just meeting with the coaches. And I could definitely see myself fitting in here.” Just from his wording, it seems that Burkhead liked the mentality New
It seems my Bulls-in-six prediction earned me some street cred. Yes, all of New England -- minus Beetle Bertrand -- wanted me institutionalized for picking the Bulls. While I was the first to want Rajon Rondo out of a Celtics uniform, I have never ever questioned his ability to control the flow of a game .
Powell and Serge Ibaka led the Raptors to within one win of the second round.