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Patriots Friday Injury Report: Tom Brady Questionable, Chris Jones Out

The Patriots Friday injury report is out and there's some actually meat attached to the bone.

Patrick Smith

The Friday injury report for the New England Patriots has surfaced and there's some actual information.

Quarterback Tom Brady (calf), tight end Rob Gronkowski (knee), and defensive tackle Sealver Siliga (hand) are all limited in practice and considered "Questionable" for the game.

Defensive linemen Chris Jones (ankle) and Michael Buchanan (ankle) are both considered "Out" for Sunday's game against Miami.

The Patriots are thin at defensive end, with Chandler Jones, Rob Ninkovich, and rookie Zach Moore as the only options for the 4-3 front. The loss of Buchanan will be felt in the depth, especially in his value he adds in the subpackages in the 3-4.

The loss of Jones is important for the defensive line, but it opens up opportunities for rookie Dominique Easley. Jones is a liability in run defense, but adds some basic value in the pass rush. Easley, Vince Wilfork, Joe Vellano, and possible Siliga will pick up the slack.

Both Brady and Gronkowski are expected to play.

The Dolphins will be missing starting center Mike Pouncey and starting linebacker Philip Wheeler. Starting safety Reshad Jones is suspended.