White was picked by the Patriots in 2014, and he quickly established himself as a vital cog in the offense, particularly as a pass-catcher out of the backfield.
Between the years 2015 and 2020, White pulled in an average of 60.6 receptions annually. He has also been outstanding in the postseason, including the game-winning drive in Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons.
What kind of impact White can make on the Patriots’ future success is still up in the air. White is 30 years old, has played in 107 games (including playoffs), and has a history of hip injuries that are notoriously difficult to recover from.
The Patriots are fortunate in that they have enough depth at running back that they can afford to take their time with White’s rehabilitation rather than rushing him back to the game.
Is James White still on the Patriots?
Yes. James White is still with the Patriots. Early in the offseason, on March 25, 2021, James White was re-signed to a two-year, $2.5 million contract.
After suffering a season-ending hip injury in Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints, he was sidelined for the better part of 2021.
White extended his contract with the Patriots by two years and $5 million on March 15, 2022.