Addai joins a Patriots backfield that has no dominant starting presence, and he will have an opportunity to earn playing time alongside Stevan Ridley and Danny Woodhead. He has played in only 20 games over the past two seasons because of injury, but if he can stay healthy, he has a good chance to be the primary back. Along with Ryan Grant and Tim Hightower, the longtime Colts rusher was one of three veteran free-agent running backs to visit the Patriots this offseason.
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