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Patriots Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the New England Patriots as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of February 25, 2021.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Jake Burt TE NE 7.10 5
2 Damien Harris RB NE 9.02 5
3 James White RB NE 12.04 5
4 Julian Edelman WR NE 12.05 5
5 Cam Newton QB NE 13.12 5
6 Sony Michel RB NE 14.02 5
7 Rex Burkhead RB NE 14.04 5
8 New England Defense DEF NE 14.11 5

Jake Burt

Jake Burt's current ADP is 7.10, which is the 10th pick of the 7th round, and 82nd selection overall.

Jake Burt Average Draft Position PPR

Damien Harris

Damien Harris's current ADP is 9.02, which is the 2nd pick of the 9th round, and 98th selection overall.

Damien Harris Average Draft Position PPR

James White

James White's current ADP is 12.04, which is the 4th pick of the 12th round, and 136th selection overall.

James White Average Draft Position PPR

Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman's current ADP is 12.05, which is the 5th pick of the 12th round, and 136th selection overall.

Julian Edelman Average Draft Position PPR

Cam Newton

Cam Newton's current ADP is 13.12, which is the 12th pick of the 13th round, and 155th selection overall.

Cam Newton Average Draft Position PPR

Sony Michel

Sony Michel's current ADP is 14.02, which is the 2nd pick of the 14th round, and 157th selection overall.

Sony Michel Average Draft Position PPR

Rex Burkhead

Rex Burkhead's current ADP is 14.04, which is the 4th pick of the 14th round, and 159th selection overall.

Rex Burkhead Average Draft Position PPR

New England Defense

New England Defense's current ADP is 14.11, which is the 11th pick of the 14th round, and 167th selection overall.

New England Defense Average Draft Position PPR

New England Patriots 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Miami Dolphins
2 Away Seattle Seahawks
3 Home Las Vegas Raiders
4 Away Kansas City Chiefs
5 Home Denver Broncos
7 Home San Francisco 49ers
8 Away Buffalo Bills
9 Away New York Jets
10 Home Baltimore Ravens
11 Away Houston Texans
12 Home Arizona Cardinals
13 Away Los Angeles Chargers
14 Away Los Angeles Rams
15 Away Miami Dolphins
16 Home Buffalo Bills
17 Home New York Jets
6 Home Denver Broncos

New England Patriots News

Chris Hogan, Joins Premier Lacrosse League

Hogan will be eligible to be drafted in the Premier Lacrosse League after signing with the organization for the 2021 season, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Analysis: The Premier Lacrosse League season stretches from June 4 to September 19 which seems to suggest the veteran wide receiver will not play in the 2021 season, although it's possible Hogan could make a return to the NFL at some point. Of course, that's dependent on teams' interest in the 33-year-old who played 11 games with the Jets last season before being cut from injured reserve.

Chris Hogan player page.

February 13, 2021 1:24 PM EST


Brandon Bolden, Expected back for 2021

Patriots safety Devin McCourty expects Bolden to resume his football career in 2021, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Bolden originally was scheduled to be a free agent this offseason, before a COVID/19 opt-out pushed the final year of his contract back to 2021. He's scheduled for a $1.98 million cap hit, with the Patriots able to free up $1.49 million if Bolden is released, per overthecap.com. The 31-year-old RB has largely made a living on special teams, getting only 52 touches in 61 regular-season appearances from 2016 to 2019.

Brandon Bolden player page.

February 5, 2021 10:25 AM EST


Jake Kumerow, Back in Buffalo

Kumerow signed a reserve/future contract with the Bills on Tuesday.

Analysis: Kumerow spent the majority of the 2020 season in Buffalo but was claimed by the Saints in late December. In six games with the Bills, he recorded one 22-yard touchdown reception across 17 offensive reps, his only reception of the season.

Jake Kumerow player page.

January 26, 2021 7:45 PM EST


Lamar Miller, Barely plays in 2020

Miller played one game during the 2020 season, suiting up for the Bears in Week 10 and catching two passes for six yards.

Analysis: Coming back from his summer 2019 knee injury, Miller signed with the Patriots in August but was then released in early September. He later spent time with Chicago and Washington, logging a grand total of five snaps. The veteran running back can become an unrestricted free agent in March, a month before his 30th birthday.

Lamar Miller player page.

January 18, 2021 6:37 AM EST


Gunner Olszewski, Strong work on special teams

Olszewski finished the 2020 season with five catches (on five targets) for 62 yards and a TD and five carries for 23 yards in 13 games.

Analysis: While Olszewski didn't see much work in the Patriots offense this past season, he did make quite a mark as a returner, fielding 18 kickoffs for 418 yards and 20 punts for 346 yards and a TD. His strong effort in that department led to the 24-year-old being selected to the AP 2020 All-Pro First Team as a special teamer. Olszewski is under contract with New England through 2021and should thus reprise his role in the return game this coming season. Whether he sees more opportunities as a pass catcher, however, hinges largely on the team's offseason moves at the wide receiver position.

Gunner Olszewski player page.

January 14, 2021 9:22 AM EST