BOSTON (CBS) – Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski returned to practice on Friday, and is listed as “questionable” on the team’s injury report for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Gronkowski, who has missed the last three games with a broken forearm suffered back on November 18, sat out both Wednesday’s walkthrough and Thursday’s practice, but returned in a limited role on Friday. It’s the first time he’s practiced with the team since the injury.
He was among 19 Patriots listed as “questionable” for Sunday, giving him a 50-50 chance of playing.
Here are all the Patriots listed as “questionable” for Sunday:
CB Kyle Arrington (knee), DT Ron Brace (elbow), S Patrick Chung (shoulder, hamstring), G Dan Connolly (back), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring), TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle), LB Dont’a Hightower (hamstring), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), WR Brandon Lloyd (knee), DT Kyle Love (knee), G Logan Mankins (ankle, calf), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), LB Brandon Spikes (knee, ankle), CB Aqib Talib (hip), T Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), WR Wes Welker (ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow)
For the 49ers, wide receiver Mario Manningham did not participate in Friday’s practice after being limited with a shoulder injury on both Wednesday and Thursday, and is “doubtful” for Sunday night.
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