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The Patriots’ damage report remains to be full of gamers working their method again to 100%. On Friday, New England formally dominated out three gamers, and listed 16 extra as questionable for Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Buffalo Payments.
The 19 names with damage designations is definitely lower than the 20 gamers listed on the Patriots’ first damage report of the week, launched on Wednesday. Jabrill Peppers was faraway from the report on Friday and won’t have an damage designation heading into Sunday’s matchup. Rhamondre Stevenson was eliminated on Thursday.
Though Hunter Henry and Trent Brown are nonetheless listed as questionable, each returned to apply this week after lacking time. That offers them a greater likelihood to play on Sunday. Brown returned to apply on Thursday, and Henry on Friday. Each had been restricted individuals.
Right here’s the total record of New England gamers questionable heading into Week 7:
- C David Andrews (ankle)
- WR Kayshon Boutte (hamstring)
- OT Trent Brown (chest)
- WR DeMario Douglas (concussion)
- TE Hunter Henry (ankle)
- OL Mike Onwenu (ankle)
- WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (concussion)
- G Cole Unusual (knee)
- DL Christian Barmore (knee)
- DB Cody Davis (knee)
- DB Kyle Dugger (foot)
- DL Trey Flowers (foot)
- DL Davon Godchaux (ankle)
- DB Jack Jones (hamstring)
- CB Jonathan Jones (knee)
- CB Shaun Wade (shoulder)
Invoice Belichick addressed the damage report throughout his Friday press convention, together with the method for itemizing sure gamers on the report.
“We’re required to record sure guys in sure areas primarily based on what they do, however we’ll see,” Belichick stated. “The fellows are working onerous to be on the market, they’re getting higher. The place will they be by sport time? We’d not know precisely the place that’s till we get slightly nearer to the sport, however I feel all people is heading heading in the right direction.”
Douglas and Smith-Schuster each participated in all practices this week in a restricted foundation after lacking Week 6. That may be a sturdy step in the direction of their capability to return to sport motion. It could possibly’t come any sooner because the Patriots offense wants as a lot assist as it may possibly get. Belichick praised Douglas as a wise participant with the flexibility to get open.
Jack Jones is working his method again from damage reserve and was at apply all week. A call on his activation would not going come till Saturday when roster strikes and apply squad elevations are finalized.
The Patriots tackle the Payments at 1:00 p.m. Jap Time on Sunday.
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