Posted: 8/02/2019 1:08 am UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (knee) saw 'increased work' during practice Thursday, Aug. 1, according to Kevin Duffy of the Boston Herald.
Huddle Up: Michel's lack of involvement in the passing game limits his upside in PPR formats, but he should see most of the work between the tackles and near the goal line. He's a midrange RB2 candidate.
Posted: 7/27/2019 5:07 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (knee) participated in practice Saturday, July 27.
Huddle Up: Michel is coming back from knee surgery and appears to be on track for the regular season. He will receive most of the work at running back for the Patriots and can be a solid No. 2 running back in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 7/21/2019 8:07 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (knee) opens training camp on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list after undergoing a procedure on his knee this offseason.
Huddle Up: Michel should still be viewed as a valuable RB2 in all fantasy formats, but the Patriots' running back competition will be one of the most intriguing this offseason following the addition of third-round pick Damien Harris.
Posted: 7/10/2019 6:07 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (knee) said he hopes to be ready for the start of training camp.
Huddle Up: Michel could be limited during the early portion of camp but should be fully healthy for the start of the regular season. He is coming off an impressive rookie season and likely will be a No. 2 fantasy running back in 2019.
Posted: 6/23/2019 10:06 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (knee) has been working out at QB Tom Brady's TB12 training facility this offseason while recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery in hopes of becoming a more explosive runner.
Huddle Up: Michel, a first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, will be competing for work with James White, Rex Burkhead, and 2019 third-rounder Damien Harris in 2019. Michel projects to lead the backfield after racking up 981 yards from scrimmage and six total touchdowns last season, but he'll be a risky pick in New England's constantly shuffling rotation.
Posted: 6/23/2019 3:06 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (knee) has been running at 'full tilt' after recovering from offseason arthroscopic knee surgery, according to multiple sources. He was unable to participate in the team's minicamp last month but should be ready for the start of training camp.
Huddle Up: Michel will continue to receive the bulk of the carries in the New England offense in 2019 and should be viewed as a solid RB2 option in most fantasy football leagues.
Posted: 6/12/2019 6:06 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (knee) missed some offseason workouts because he recently underwent arthroscopic knee surgery, according to a source. He is expected to be ready for training camp.
Huddle Up: Michel may be eased into training camp but should be fine for the start of the regular season. He likely will receive most of the carries in the running game and can be a No. 2 running back in most fantasy leagues.
Posted: 6/06/2019 4:06 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel (unknown) has missed all three days of the team's minicamp this week with no explanation from the team. One beat reporter believes the team is simply managing the workload for Michel, who has had a history of knee issues dating back through his time at Georgia.
Huddle Up: Michel missed three games last season with knee problems but enjoyed a standout run through the postseason with 345 yards and six TDs in three games. James White, Rex Burkhead and rookie Damien Harris also are in the mix, but Michel is still regarded as a low-end RB2.
Posted: 5/24/2019 4:05 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel didn't participate in the team's OTA workouts Thursday, May 23, and one team beat writer says it's possible that the team is limiting Michel's offseason workload.
Huddle Up: Michel matched his 13-game regular-season TD total (six) in three playoff games as he enjoyed a strong postseason. Despite the addition of third-round RB Damien Harris, Michel should be drafted as a solid RB2.
Posted: 2/04/2019 2:02 am UTC
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel rushed 18 times for 94 yards and a touchdown in a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII, finishing the postseason with 336 rushing yards and six touchdowns in three games.
Huddle Up: Michel emerged as the lead back between the tackles for New England, and having a big role for a solid offense should keep him firmly in the RB2 mix in 2019.