Defensive ends Jake Bequette and Justin Francis, defensive lineman Marcus Forston, and tight end Daniel Fells are all inactive, joining a trio of Patriots that were downgraded earlier in the week.
Three players were ruled out prior to Sunday morning: offensive lineman Nick McDonald (shoulder) and rookie cornerback Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) — who were downgraded Saturday evening — and running back Shane Vereen — who was ruled out Friday afternoon.
Both McDonald and Dennard were listed as questionable on Friday’s injury report "
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Mike Reiss first started covering the Patriots in 1997 with the team's official newspaper, Patriots Football Weekly, before moving on to the MetroWest Daily News in his hometown of Framingham. From 2005 to 2009, he covered the Patriots for The Boston ...Read more
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Inactive for the Patriots: Running back Shane Vereen, defensive back Alfonzo Dennard, offensive lineman Nick McDonald, tight end Daniel Fells, defensive end Jake Bequette, defensive end Justin Francis and defensive line Marcus Forston. This entry was ...Read more