FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 4: Joseph Addai #29 of the Indianapolis Colts is stopped by Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots in the second half at Gillette Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Joseph Addai, a free agent running back, will reportedly sign with the New England Patriots, according to former teammate and new Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Addai has rushed for 4,453 yards and 39 scores in 78 games.
Joseph Addai, a free agent running back who had spent his entire career with the Indianapolis Colts, will reportedly sign with the New England Patriots, according to new Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.
Manning, who played with Addai during his six-year career in Indy, told reporters on Saturday that Addai was set to sign with New England. The news was first reported by Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star.
Addai has racked up 4,453 rushing yards and 39 touchdowns on 1,095 carries in 78 career games. Last season, Addai had 433 rushing yards and a score on 118 rushes. Addai topped 1,000 yards rushing in each of his first two seasons in 2006 and 2007, when he totaled 1,081 and 1,072 yards respectively. Addai's career high for touchdown rushes in a season is 12.
RB / New England Patriots
May 03, 1983