BOSTON (CBS) — Both the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons added a defensive lineman to their injury report on Thursday as they prepare for Super Bowl LI in Houston.
New England defensive tackle Vincent Valentine was limited in Thursday’s practice with a back issue, while Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney missed Atlanta’s session with a calf injury.
Other than those two additions, both team’s injury reports remained the same:
Patriots Limited On Thursday
TE Martellus Bennett (knee)
DT Alan Branch (toe)
DB/ST Nate Ebner (concussion)
LB Dont’a Hightower (shoulder)
WR Chris Hogan (thigh)
WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee)
Falcons Limited On Thursday
WR Julio Jones (toe)
C Alex Mack (fibula)
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