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)

WBZ-TV will get you ready for Super Bowl LI all week! It starts Thursday with Welcome To Houston on myTV38 at 8:30pm and continues all weekend with a special hour-long Patriots GameDay on Friday night at 7pm, Patriots All Access on Saturday night at 7pm and a 90-minute edition of Patriots GameDay starting at 11:30am on Super Bowl Sunday! Following the big game, tune in to Patriots 5th Quarter on WBZ-TV!

Tune in to Super Bowl LI on 98.5 The Sports Hub — the flagship station of the New England Patriots. Pregame coverage begins at 1pm with a special edition of Felger & Mazz from NRG Stadium!


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