The Patriots will play their second straight recreation with out beginning cornerback Jonathan Jones.
Jones (ankle) and rookie offensive lineman Sidy Sow (concussion) have been dominated out for the Patriots’ Week 3 contest towards the Jets, the crew introduced Saturday afternoon. That means Jones and Sow didn’t journey forward of Sunday’s recreation.
With Marcus Jones and Jack Jones on injured reserve and Jonathan Jones out, that leaves rookies Christian Gonzalez and Ameer Speed plus Myles Bryant and Shaun Wade as the one cornerbacks on the 53-man roster. The crew additionally has William Hooper, Breon Borders and Azizi Hearn on the follow squad. The crew can signal or promote Hooper, Borders or Hearn by Saturday at 4 p.m.
Hooper has spent probably the most time with the Patriots, although Borders has the best NFL expertise.
Marcus Jones hit IR this week with a torn labrum. Jack Jones was positioned on injured reserve forward of Week 1 with a hamstring damage and may very well be activated any time after Week 4. He was noticed by reporters on Friday shifting effectively.
The excellent news is the Patriots are enjoying a Jets crew led by quarterback Zach Wilson, who’s one of many least environment friendly passers within the NFL. They do want to fret about prime broad receiver Garrett Wilson, nevertheless. Gonzalez may match up with Wilson in a battle of latest first-round picks.
The crew can have 9 obtainable offensive linemen in beginning left sort out Trent Brown, left guard Cole Strange, heart David Andrews and proper guard Mike Onwenu plus offensive tackles Calvin Anderson, Vederian Lowe and Tyrone Wheatley Jr. and guards/facilities Jake Andrews and Atonio Mafi.