On Thursday, the Patriots confirmed the signing of Addai.|||||||
Addai is a former first-round draft pick who played six seasons for the Indianapolis Colts. He has gained 4,453 yards on 1,095 carries with 39 rushing touchdowns in his career.
Addai is active and will start Sunday's game against Carolina|||||||
Addai has seen limited action in recent weeks, so he may not be worth a start unless in a very deep league.
Addai isn't expected to return to the game against the New Orleans Saints because of a nagging right hamstring injury.|||||||
Addai sat out the winless Colts' loss at Cincinnati last week because of the injury and didn't return to practice until Friday. He played in the Colts' first two fruitless series in New Orleans on Sunday night, with two carries for 8 yards and two catches for 11 yards. Addai remained on the sideline in uniform, but without his helmet and with his socks rolled down.
Addai was in uniform for Sunday night's game at New Orleans despite not practicing for most of the week.|||||||
Addai had been dealing with a hamstring injury.
Addai had 11 carries for 41 yards in Monday's 24-17 loss to Tampa Bay.|||||||
Addai, who is averaging 57.5 yards a game, next faces a Chiefs team that ranks 26th against the run, allowing an average of 130.0 yards.