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Scoutlook: New England Patriots Backfield

Scoutlook: New England Patriots Backfield

Will it be Shane Vereen, Stevan Ridley or James White? How will the Pats divvy out the touches? Fantasy Football Expert Stephen Englert deciphers how he interprets the New England Patriots backfield situation.

Here's a surprising stat: the New England Patriots rushed the ball for 2,065 yards last year, ninth among all NFL teams. That's right. Despite their well-documented offensive struggles, the Pats had a top-ten rushing offense in 2013. That makes it all the more frustrating that they didn't have a 1,000-yard rusher on the roster. They rushed the ball 470 times, but no Patriots tailback got...

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