Rex
Burkhead (#28)

RB - Houston Texans

Age 32
Exp 10th Season
HT/WT 5'10" / 215 LBS
Bye 6
Rank
ADP
FPTS
TIER
2022 Week 3 Projections
Updated: Saturday, September 24, 2022 4:28 PM
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Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 4:13 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Thursday, September 8, 2022 9:22 AM
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2022 Stats
GAME RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
Week OPP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
1 IND 14 40 2.9 8 0 5 8 62.5 6.0 30 8 0 0 0
2 @DEN 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 3 66.7 4.5 9 5 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
YEAR GP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
2013 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 9 9 27 3.0 10 1 7 10 70.0 7.0 49 15 0 0 0
2015 16 4 4 1.0 2 0 10 15 66.7 9.4 94 27 1 1 1
2016 16 74 344 4.6 17 2 17 20 85.0 8.5 145 18 0 1 1
2017 10 64 264 4.1 31 5 30 36 83.3 8.5 254 23 3 1 0
2018 8 57 186 3.3 12 0 14 20 70.0 9.4 131 25 1 2 1
2019 13 65 302 4.6 33 3 27 38 71.1 10.3 279 32 0 1 1
2020 10 67 274 4.1 18 3 25 33 75.8 7.7 192 24 3 0 0
2021 16 122 427 3.5 36 3 25 32 78.1 7.4 186 20 0 1 0
2022 2 14 40 2.9 8 0 7 11 63.6 5.6 39 8 0 0 0
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Rex Burkhead - Limited to two catches Sunday

Burkhead did not log a carry and secured two of three targets for nine yards in the Texans' 16-9 loss to the Broncos on Sunday.

Rex Burkhead - Garners 19 touches Week 1

Burkhead rushed 14 times for 40 yards and secured five of eight targets for 30 yards in the Texans' 20-20 tie with the Colts on Sunday.

Rex Burkhead - Makes team while Mack doesn't

Running back Marlon Mack was among the Texans' final cuts, leaving Burkhead as a clear-cut top-two option at the position along with Dameon Pierce heading into the season, The Houston Chronicle reports.

Rex Burkhead - Second in behind Pierce on Thursday

Burkhead rushed 10 times for 28 yards and caught his only target for three yards in Thursday's 17-0 preseason win over the 49ers.

Rex Burkhead - Second back in during preseason win

Burkhead entered Friday night's 24-20 preseason win over the Rams as the Texans' second running back behind Marlon Mack, rushing twice for five yards, securing all three targets for nine additional yards and losing a fumble.

Rex Burkhead - Unlikely to play Saturday

Burkhead isn't slated to play in Saturday's preseason contest against the Saints, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

Rex Burkhead - Shares top spot with Mack

Burkhead and Marlon Mack are listed as the top running backs on the unofficial depth chart entering Saturday's preseason opener against the Saints, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Rex Burkhead - Could be complementary piece

Houston general manager Nick Caserio said Burkhead's increased role at the end of 2021 was borne "more out of need than anything else," Aaron Reiss of The Athletic reports.

Rex Burkhead - Produces as pass catcher

Burkhead recorded 12 carries for 24 yards in Sunday's 28-25 loss to the Titans. He added three receptions on four targets for 42 yards.

Rex Burkhead - Signs extension through 2022

The Texans and Burkhead came to terms on a contract extension through the 2022 season Friday, Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com reports.

Rex Burkhead - Falls back down to earth

Burkhead rushed 16 times for 47 yards and caught all six of his targets for 32 more yards in Sunday's 23-7 loss to the 49ers.

Rex Burkhead - Runs over Chargers

Burkhead rushed the ball 22 times for 149 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 41-29 win over the Chargers. He added two receptions for zero yards.

Rex Burkhead - Could lead backfield sans Johnson

Burkhead is the leading candidate to serve as the Texans' top back Sunday against the Chargers with David Johnson (quadriceps) inactive for the contest, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Rex Burkhead - Likely to lead backfield again

Burkhead's teammate David Johnson (quadriceps) appears unlikely to play Sunday against the Chargers, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Rex Burkhead - Handles 17 touches in win

Burkhead (hip/quadriceps) rushed 16 times for 41 yards and brought in one of three targets for six yards in the Texans' 30-16 win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

Rex Burkhead - Suits up Sunday

Burkhead (hip/quadriceps) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Aaron Reiss of The Athletic reports.

Rex Burkhead - Listed as questionable for Week 15

Burkhead (hip/quadriceps) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Rex Burkhead - Not ruled out for Week 15

Coach David Culley said Friday that Burkhead (hip/quadriceps) still has a chance to play Sunday against the Jaguars, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Rex Burkhead - Logs limited practice

Burkhead (hip/quad) was listed as a limited practice participant Thursday.

Rex Burkhead - Sidelined by hip injury

Coach David Culley relayed Wednesday that Burkhead (hip) "won't be able to go this week," Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

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