Steelers WR Antonio Brown
Brown hurt his lower leg in the end zone and needed to be helped off the field by trainers as he couldn’t put his weight down. Brown went to the locker room.
Update 1: CBS sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson reports that Brown is in the x-ray room on his left leg.
Update 2: The Steelers call Brown “QUESTIONABLE” to return with a calf injury.
Update 3: “We don’t expect him back tonight,” Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said at the half.
Update 4: Brown is officially OUT.
Update 5: Brown has gone to the hospital for additional tests.
INJURY UPDATE: #Steelers WR Antonio Brown will be taken to the hospital for further evaluation of his calf injury. He will not return to tonight’s game.— Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) December 17, 2017
Patriots RB Rex Burkhead
Burkhead suffered an injury in the red zone and went to the injury tent in the third quarter.
UPDATE: The Patriots declare Burkhead out with a knee injury. That’s not good. James White and Dion Lewis are the only active running backs on the roster. Dion Lewis is going to get a lot more play in the second half.
Patriots RB James White
New England Patriots running back James White caught a dump-off pass on second-and-18 from quarterback Tom Brady and picked up just three yards. Unfortunately, White was slammed to the turf and was limping when he was able to stand back up.
White went to the medical tent to be evaluated by trainers. The Patriots would turn to Dion Lewis and Rex Burkhead if White is unable to play on third down.
UPDATE: White appeared to hurt his leg/ankle, but “appears to be ok.”
#Patriots RB James White is out of the medical tent and appears to be testing his leg/ankle. Now he's on the bench next to Gronk. Appears to be OK.— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) December 17, 2017
Patriots CB Eric Rowe
Rowe was shaken up on the same play that Brown suffered an injury.