The Boston Herald reports Brandon Bolden is "currently the leader in the clubhouse" for the Patriots' third-down running back job.
Patriots signed RB Brandon Bolden to a two-year, $2.32 million contract extension through 2016.
Brandon Bolden rushed five times for 15 yards Week 17 against the Bills.
Brandon Bolden rushed five times for 32 yards in the Patriots' Week 16 win over the Jets.
Brandon Bolden rushed three times for 17 yards and a touchdown in New England's Week 13 loss to the Packers.
Brandon Bolden didn't touch the ball in New England's Week 8 win over the Bears.
Brandon Bolden was held without a rushing attempt in New England's Week 7 win over the Jets, catching his lone target in the passing game for four yards.
Brandon Bolden is tentatively expected to start in the Stevan Ridley role Thursday night.
ESPN Boston notes that Brandon Bolden is a core special teamer for the Patriots.
Brandon Bolden had six carries for 10 yards in Week 6 against the Bills.
The Boston Globe's Erik Frenz does not believe Patriots RB Brandon Bolden will make the team.
Filling in for an injured Shane Vereen (groin), Brandon Bolden rushed once for six yards in New England's Week 16 win over the Ravens, adding two catches for an additional six yards.
Brandon Bolden was held without a touch in New England's Week 15 loss to the Dolphins.
Brandon Bolden's absence from Patriots practice Friday was described as "not injury related."