New England would likes its star receiver to be healthy for the playoffs.
New England’s injury report looks fairly benign after a week off.
The New York Football Giants (3-6) actually have the same record this year as they did last season, which speaks directly to the supposed rebuilding campaign that general manager Jerry Reese undertook in the off season. This week, Big Blue lost another player to the injured reserve list, as well as likely losing another starter to injury for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers.
The list of injured New England players is starting to shrink.
New England will be missing at least three starters when it hits the field this weekend against Chicago.
Linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley won’t play in Thursday night’s game and they may miss the rest of the season.
It will likely be another week until New England fans see the former Pro Bowl cornerback take the field for the Patriots.
For the first time this season, New England tight end Rob Gronkowski’s practice time is not being limited.
Defense lineman Sealver Siliga has been dealing with an injured hand all season, but it’s an injured foot that will possibly keep him out of the lineup.
The injuries are starting to pile up, but because they are all minor, all 53 players were on the practice field Friday.