Did Not Practice
Patriots: LB Elandon Roberts (ankle), CB Eric Rowe (groin)
Buccaneers: LB Kwon Alexander (hamstring), LB Lavonte David (ankle), S Keith Tandy (hip), S T.J. Ward (hip)
Alexander, David, and Ward are three starting defenders for the Buccaneers, with Tandy serving as Ward’s replacement in the line-up. Alexander hasn’t played since week 2, David and Ward haven’t played since week 3 and the trio isn’t expected to suit up. Tandy suffered an injury against the Giants and should be questionable.
Roberts suffered an ankle injury against the Panthers, while Rowe re-irritated his groin injury.
Patriots: RB Rex Burkhead (ribs), OL Marcus Cannon (ankle), CB Stephon Gilmore (ankle), LB Dont’a Hightower (knee), DB Brandon King (hamstring), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring)
Danny Amendola, Phillip Dorsett, and Nate Ebner were removed from the injury report on Friday, as was Gilmore. Gilmore had overcome a groin injury but is back on the list with an ankle injury.
Hopefully these players can heal up over the next three days.