Tight end Rob Gronkowski (back) and receiver Danny Amendola (groin) are officially listed as questionable for Sunday night’s showdown against the Falcons at Atlanta.
But the Patriots’ two offensive stalwarts are trying their best to be on the field, even if it’s for a limited number of snaps.
According to a league source, the Patriots’ plan as of Friday was to have both Gronkowski and Amendola in the lineup, though not on a full basis. Both players have been limited in practice all week, but had their travel bags packed on Friday afternoon as the Patriots wrapped up preparations. The source reiterated that Amendola and Gronkowski will likely be game-time decisions, but the team hopes to have both of them in the lineup. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.