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Danny Woodhead

Danny Woodhead - #39 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 8"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 01/25/1985
Birthplace North Platte, NE
College Chadron State
Years played 6

Week 15 RB tips: Spiller a strong play vs. stout Seahawks

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The PFW staff likes C.J. Spiller's workload to grow, and BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Trent Richardson should stay hot, according to our late-week tips.

Week 10 fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Start Shonn Greene despite a tough matchup, don't expect Frank Gore to wear down and look out for a few backups, according to PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips.

Vereen's receiving skills mesh well with Patriots' offense

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
RB Shane Vereen has impressed observers in camp and his receiving skills should come into play if the Patriots use more of the screen game.

Fantasy spin: Patriots' RB corps

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed RB Joseph Addai but will he make a fantasy impact? Should Stevan Ridley owners be worried? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Addai brings goal-line experience to Pats

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
New Patriots RB Joseph Addai's experience near the goal line should help New England's rushing attack after the departure of BenJarvus Green-Ellis.

Ridley expected to take reins in Pats' backfield

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Patriots RB Stevan Ridley had some big runs as a rookie and is expected to carry the load with BenJarvus Green-Ellis now in Cincinnati.

O-line shuffling has hurt Patriots' run game

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Injuries along the offensive line haven't helped the Patriots' run game, which has fallen to 21st in the NFL.

Report: Patriots RB Woodhead has sprained ankle

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Patriots RB Danny Woodhead left Sunday's win over the Raiders and did not return. He sprained his ankle and reportedly avoided a major injury.

Patriots stock report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
The offensive line had a huge game against Oakland on Sunday, bringing its stock up after a couple of tough weeks running the football.

Patriots 60-second rant: Ochocinco, running game missing in loss

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Patriots did not establish a rushing attack and WR Chad Ochocinco failed to make a positive impact in the Week Three loss to the Bills.

The Patriots' new RB carousel

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
Bill Belichick will potentially have five running backs to choose from each week to plug into his offense in 2011.

Despite Green-Ellis' big year, Pats still expected to draft a back

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The league's highest-scoring offense in 2010 shouldn't have a whole lot of focus on that side of the ball in April's draft, but there are a couple holes the Patriots can fill to add depth, specifically in ...

Patriots positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we bring you an analysis of New England's RB situation.

Patriots strike gold with unheralded RBs

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
In replacing a pair of veterans, RBs BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead went from no-names to household names in New England.

They said it: Patriots Wednesday edition

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, QB Tom Brady and other players spoke to the media on Wednesday before the team's bye week for the wild-card round of the playoffs. All quotes are from transcripts provided by the Patriots.


Posted March 15, 2013
The San Diego Chargers have agreed to a two-year contract with former New England Patriots running back Danny Woodhead.||||||| Woodhead is expected to complement Ryan Mathews, who's been plagued with injuries and a fumbling problem. Woodhead was New England's second-leading rusher with 301 yards and four touchdowns on 76 carries while catching 40 passes for 446 yards and three scores.
Posted Jan. 20, 2013
Woodhead is active for the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game against the Baltimore Ravens.||||||| He missed most of the Patriots' 41-28 playoff win over Houston last week. Woodhead hurt his left thumb carrying the ball on the Patriots' first offensive play.
Posted Jan. 13, 2013
Woodhead went out in the first quarter of Sunday's playoff game against the Texans, leaving after the first play with a thumb injury.||||||| Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen are expected to carry the load in the Patriots' backfield the rest of the way.
Posted Dec. 27, 2010
Woodhead rushed for a career-high 93 yards on 13 carries and scored his sixth career touchdown in a 34-3 rout of Buffalo on Sunday.||||||| Woodhead has proved another spectacular find for the Patriots. He has 528 rushing yards and 34 receptions for 379 yards.
Posted Dec. 07, 2010
Woodhead had four catches for 104 yards and two carries for 11 yards in Monday night's 45-3 rout of Rex Ryan's Jets.||||||| Woodhead used to play for the Jets, but no longer does. "This is where I am. I'm a New England Patriot," Woodhead added. "Was I over there? Yeah. But that's not something I dwell on because I'm a New England Patriot, and I'm going to do my best for this team."