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Stephon Gilmore left Patriots-Dolphins with a leg injury

The 30-year-old cornerback left the game in the second quarter.

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Stephon Gilmore during the Patriots-Dolphins game before his injury. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara

Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore was ruled out after leaving Sunday’s matchup with the Dolphins after suffering what the team described as a knee injury.

Gilmore, 30, went down to the ground on a third down with just under three and a half minutes remaining in the second quarter. As he tried to cover Dolphins receiver Mack Hollins, Gilmore stopped to pivot, but slid and fell down grabbing his right leg.

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He was taken to the medical tent before walking to the locker room.

New England was listed Gilmore as questionable to return before being ruled out later in the game:

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After the announcement, NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported that it was a leg injury (differing from the team report of a knee related issue). Rapoport also noted that the injury may not be as serious as it initially appeared.

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