Posted: 6/06/2020 8:38 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB James White led all NFL running backs in 2019 with 20 red-zone targets. He had 17 receptions and four touchdowns on those throws.
Huddle Up: White split the Patriots' backfield work with Sony Michel in 2019 and is expected to do so once again in 2020. He won't have the benefit of working with QB Tom Brady, but he could have an even larger role as the safety net for either Brian Hoyer or Jarrett Stidham. He should be an RB3 in PPR leagues.
Posted: 4/03/2020 3:23 am UTC
New England Patriots RB James White was charged with only two drops on 95 targets last season, resulting in a drop percentage of 2.1. White was charged with a drop on 4.1 percent of his 123 targets in 2018.
Posted: 12/22/2019 12:48 am UTC
New England Patriots RB James White rushed three times for five yards and caught four of his five targets for 24 receiving yards Saturday, Dec. 21, against the Buffalo Bills.
Huddle Up: Both Rex Burkhead and Sony Michel had more impressive games Saturday. Michel is the most appealing option from New England's backfield, while White and Burkhead alternate as the No. 2.
Posted: 12/15/2019 10:25 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB James White rushed three times for 13 yards in Week 15 against the Cincinnati Bengals and he added three grabs for a team-high 49 yards and a score.
Huddle Up: White was one of the most productive fantasy options for the New England offense, but that's not saying much. It was an underwhelming day for the offense as a whole. The Patriots will host the Bills in Week 16 and he remains a solid RB3 or flex fantasy option in PPR formats with lesser appeal in standard play.
Posted: 12/09/2019 6:20 am UTC
New England Patriots RB James White ran six times for 33 yards against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 14. He added five catches for 27 yards.
Huddle Up: Coming off a huge Week 13, White crashed back to Earth on Sunday, collecting 60 total yards and no TDs. He's been up and down all season, as have all of New England's backs, but he remains the best option of the bunch, especially in PPR leagues.
Posted: 12/02/2019 7:23 am UTC
New England Patriots RB James White carried the ball 14 times for 79 yards on Sunday, Dec. 1, against the Houston Texans. White also registered eight receptions for 98 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Huddle Up: A week after logging just three touches for minus-one yard, White turned 22 combined touches into 177 yards and two scores. Such is life for a Patriots back as it's rarely clear what the plan will be. Of course, much of White's production came with the game seemingly out of reach against prevent coverage when he stayed on the field. White is probably the best of the Patriots backs, particularly in PPR leagues, and he could have some upside against the Chiefs.
Posted: 11/25/2019 5:28 am UTC
New England Patriots RB James White ran twice for five yards and lost six yards on his only catch in Week 12 versus the Dallas Cowboys.
Huddle Up: While the poor weather conditions - mostly wind and rain - made it difficult for either team to put together much of a passing attack, White's three targets in a game in which the Patriots were missing Mohamed Sanu (ankle) and Phillip Dorsett (concussion) was still very surprising. The 27-year-old scatback will almost certainly be a much bigger part of the game plan in Week 13 against the Houston Texans, but his recent usage in this offense makes him dicey even as a flex play.
Posted: 11/18/2019 7:42 am UTC
New England Patriots RB James White carried five times for 20 yards and caught four of his seven targets for 16 yards in Week 11 versus the Philadelphia Eagles.
Huddle Up: Considering how good the Eagles' rush defense is, this should have been a James White game. However, it was a bad day for most of the Patriots' offense as Philadelphia played one of its better games on defense. Amazingly, White has scored only two touchdowns in 2019 after erupting for a career-high 12 last year. He'll be a low-end RB2 play at best in Week 12 against the Dallas Cowboys.
Posted: 11/04/2019 5:23 am UTC
New England Patriots RB James White (toe) carried the ball nine times for 38 yards and a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Nov. 3. White also caught two passes for 46 yards.
Huddle Up: Eighty-four yards and a touchdown isn't a bad night's work for White, who would've had a second TD if he'd kept his footage on the penultimate play of the first half. It was easily the veteran's best game of the season on the ground, and it also marked the seventh time in his eight games that White has topped 45 yards receiving. He's at least a steady RB3 in PPR formats.
Posted: 11/03/2019 11:59 pm UTC
New England Patriots RB James White (toe) is active for the Week 9 game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night Football.
Huddle Up: White should see plenty of touches, especially in the pass game, making PPR fantasy owners happy. Rex Burkhead is active, as is Sony Michel, so don't expect many carries for White.