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Patriots-Texans: Friday injury report

Posted by Shalise Manza Young, Globe Staff  December 7, 2012 04:43 PM

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Since this week's game is on Monday night, the teams do not have to give an official game status (out, doubtful, etc) until Saturday. So today's practice report looks a lot like yesterday's:

For the Patriots
Did not participate
TE Rob Gronkowski - forearm/hip

Limited participation
DT Ron Brace - elbow
S Patrick Chung - shoulder
G Dan Connolly - back
TE Aaron Hernandez - ankle
LB Dont'a Hightower - hamstring
DE Chandler Jones - ankle
WR Brandon Lloyd - knee
DT Kyle Love - knee
G Logan Mankins - ankle/calf
* OL Nick McDonald - shoulder
LB Brandon Spikes - knee/ankle
OT Sebastian Vollmer - back/knee
WR Wes Welker - ankle

Full participation
LB Jerod Mayo - elbow

For the Texans
Did not participate
CB Alan Ball - foot
T Derek Newton - knee
OLB Reed Brooks - groin

Limited participation
NT Shaun Cody - ribs/back
ILB Tim Dobbins - shoulder
TE Garrett Graham - concussion
ILB Bradie James - hamstring
CB Jonathan Joseph - hamstring/groin
DE Antonio Smith - ankle
G Wade Smith - knee/ribs

Full participation
* OLB Bryan Braman - neck
G Antoine Caldwell - hamstring
TE Owen Daniels - back
WR Lestar Jean - knee
OLB Whitney Mercilus - hip
OLB Jesse Nading - foot
WR DeVier Posey - knee/hamstring
* ILB Darryl Sharpton - toe
RB Ben Tate - hamstring
QB T.J. Yates - right elbow

* - change in status from Thursday's report


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