This is a 2019 photo of Michael Burton of the New Orleans Saints football team. This image reflects the New Orleans Saints roster as of June 3, 2019 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Michael Burton

FB

#46

Experience: 5 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 27

Weight: 240 lbs

College: Rutgers

2018 SEASON

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
17 @Vikings W 24 - 10
16 @49ers W 14 - 9
15 Packers W 24 - 17
14 Rams W 15 - 6
13 @Giants L 27 - 30
12 @Lions W 23 - 16
11 Vikings W 25 - 20
10 Lions W 34 - 22
9 @Bills W 41 - 9
8 Jets W 24 - 10
7 Patriots L 31 - 38
6 @Dolphins L 28 - 31
4 Buccaneers W 48 - 10
3 @Cardinals W 16 - 14
2 Seahawks W 24 - 17
1 @Packers L 23 - 24 1 6 6 6 0

Career Stats

RB FB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS ATT YDS AVG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2015 Detroit Lions 16 7 4 2 0.5 0 6 39 6.5 12 1 0 0
2016 Detroit Lions 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Chicago Bears 16 3 4 9 2.3 0 2 8 4 8 0
2018 Chicago Bears 8 1 1 6 6 6 0
TOTAL 55 11 8 11 0.7 0 9 53 4.12 12 1 0 0

Biography

Burton was signed by the New Orleans Saints after participating in the 2019 rookie minicamp on a tryout basis and looks to compete for a roster spot at fullback and on special teams. Originally selected by the Detroit Lions in the fifth round (168th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft out of Rutgers, the New Jersey native enters 2019 having played 55 career games with 11 starts over four seasons with the Lions (2015-16) and Chicago Bears (2017-18), and has carried eight times for 11 yards, as well as adding nine receptions for 53 yards and one touchdown and six special teams tackles in his career.

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