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The Patriots’ damage report remains to be filled with gamers working their method again to one hundred pc. On Friday, New England formally dominated out three gamers, and listed 16 extra as questionable for Sunday’s recreation towards 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 probability to play on Sunday. Brown returned to apply on Thursday, and Henry on Friday. Each had been restricted contributors.
Right here’s the complete 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 based mostly on what they do, however we’ll see,” Belichick mentioned. “The blokes are working arduous to be on the market, they’re getting higher. The place will they be by recreation time? We’d not know precisely the place that’s till we get slightly nearer to the sport, however I believe 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 could be a sturdy step in the direction of their means to return to recreation motion. It might probably’t come any sooner because the Patriots offense wants as a lot assist as it will possibly get. Belichick praised Douglas as a sensible participant with the power 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 unlikely come till Saturday when roster strikes and apply squad elevations are finalized.
The Patriots tackle the Payments at 1:00 p.m. Japanese Time on Sunday.
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