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Patriots vs. Browns Friday injury report: Tight ends Matt LaCosse, Ryan Izzo ruled out for New England

New England has ruled out two for Sunday’s 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff.

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Two members of the New England Patriots’ active roster did not partake in practice Friday.

Matt LaCosse has since been ruled out for the second consecutive game due to a knee injury. And fellow Patriots tight end Ryan Izzo, who suffered a concussion during full-pads work last week, will also be missing Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

Here’s the final injury report heading into the 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff at Gillette Stadium.


  • Patriots: TE Matt LaCosse (knee), TE Ryan Izzo (concussion)
  • Browns: S Damarious Randall (hamstring)

New England’s absences at tight end will leave the position in the hands of veterans Ben Watson and Eric Tomlinson. Both made their 2019 Patriots debuts on Monday night against the New York Jets, and both spelled in at fullback while combining for 100 offensive snaps and four catches.

Cleveland will go without Randall, who has started each of his four contests this fall, after the safety was held out of practice this week because of hamstring injury.


  • Patriots: RB Rex Burkhead (foot), WR Julian Edelman (chest), WR Gunner Olszewski (ankle/hamstring), G Shaq Mason (ankle), S Patrick Chung (heel/chest)
  • Browns: OT Kendall Lamm (knee), S Sheldrick Redwine (hamstring)

New England finished on-field preparations with five limited participants. All five are now officially questionable for Sunday. And only Burkhead and Chung did not suit up for Monday’s 33-0 win over the Jets. Burkhead has been sidelined for the Patriots’ last three games due to a foot injury, while heel and chest injuries have seen Chung miss two of the last three.

Redwine arrived on the Browns’ side of the injury report Friday. The rookie safety by way of Miami practiced fully with a hamstring issue.