BOSTON (CBS) – Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard returned to practice on Friday, and is one of seven players listed as “questionabe” for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans.
Dennard was once again limited in practice with a knee injury after missing Thursday’s session. Fellow corners Kyle Arrington, Marquice Cole and Aqib Talib are also listed as questionable for Sunday’s game.
Three players have been ruled out for Sunday’s tilt: offensive tackle Marcus Cannon, wide receiver Aaron Dobson and tight end Michael Hoomanawanui.
Will Svitek will likely take over for Cannon at right tackle, with rookie receiver Kenbrell Thompkins expected to take over Dobson’s workload.
Here is the full Week 13 injury report for the Patriots:
TE Michael Hoomanawanui (knee)
WR Aaron Dobson (foot)
RT Marcus Cannon (ankle)
CB Kyle Arrington (groin)
CB Marquice Cole (shin)
CB Alfonzo Dennard (knee)
S Steve Gregory (finger)
TE Rob Gronkowski (back/forearm/hamstring)
CB Aqib Talib (hip)
LB Chris White (back)
WR Danny Amendola (groin)
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder)
WR Matthew Slater (wrist)
LB Brandon Spikes (knee)
RB Shane Vereen (wrist)
Safety Jawanza Starling is the only player ruled out for the Texans on Sunday, with corners Kareem Jackson and Brice McCain listed as “questionable.”
Tune in Sunday to Patriots-Texans on 98.5 The Sports Hub and WBZ-TV — the flagship stations of the New England Patriots. Pregame coverage begins on the Sports Hub at 10 a.m., with Patriots GameDay kicking off WBZ’s coverage at 11:30 a.m.. Tune in for three full hours of postgame coverage following the game on 98.5, and to Patriots Fifth Quarter on myTV38.
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