FOXBOROUGH – The Patriots will have to do without Rob Gronkowski again after the recovering tight end was listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.
The all-pro tight end is still rehabbing from back and forearm surgeries
Gronkowski joins DL Tommy Kelly (knee) , WR Matthew Slater (wrist), OL Chris Barker, WR Josh Boyce, RB Leon Washington (ankle) and S Tavon Wilson (hamstring) on the inactive list.
Boyce and Barker are healthy scratches.
Inactive for the Saints are WR Lance Moore, RB Mark Ingram, CB Rod Sweeting, S Roman Harper, T Zach Strief, DE Tyrunn Walker, and OLB Martez Wilson.