Gronkowski, Amendola Both Say They’re Ready To Play Vs. Texans

BOSTON (CBS) — Tom Brady’s offense appears to be welcoming back an important contributor, while also keeping its most important pass catcher on the field.

Both Rob Gronkowski and Danny Amendola told reporters on Friday that they’re healthy and ready to go for the Patriots’ Sunday afternoon meeting with the Texans at Gillette Stadium.

Gronkowski left last weekend’s game with a groin injury, while Amendola suffered a concussion and knee injury in the team’s season opener on Sept. 7.

Gronkowski leads the Patriots with 149 receiving yards on eight catches, and he’s one of three Patriots with a receiving touchdown this season.

Amendola caught six passes for 100 yards in the season opener before getting hurt.

Here is the complete injury report from the Patriots and Texans on Friday, which lists both Gronkowski and Amendola as questionable:

PATRIOTS

RB Rex Burkhead, Out (Ribs)
DT Vincent Valentine, Out (Knee) (Placed on IR)

T Marcus Cannon, Questionable (Ankle, Concussion)
TE Rob Gronkowski, Questionable (Groin)
WR Danny Amendola, Questionable (Knee, Concussion)
WR Phillip Dorsett, Questionable (Knee)
CB Stephon Gilmore, Questionable (Groin)
LB Dont’a Hightower, Questionable (Knee)
WR Chris Hogan, Questionable (Knee)
LB Elandon Roberts, Questionable (Thumb)
CB Eric Rowe, Questionable (Groin)
WR/ST Matthew Slater, Questionable (Hamstring)
S Nate Ebner, Questionable (Shoulder)

TEXANS

G Jeff Allen, Out (Ankle)
WR Will Fuller, Out (Shoulder)
CB Kevin Johnson, Out (Knee)

RB Alfred Blue, Questionable (Ankle)
DT Brandon Dunn, Questionable (Knee)

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