INJURY REPORT: Gronkowski, Edelman listed as ‘questionable’

The New England Patriots have released their injury report in advance of Saturday afternoon’s AFC Divisional Round game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Offensive lineman Tre’ Jackson is the only player listed as Out with a knee injury.

A bevy of players are listed as questionable, however. Linebacker Jonathan Freeny did not participate on Friday and is listed as questionable with a hand injury. The report also noted that his absence from today’s practice was not injury related.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski, who did not participate on Thursday, is listed as questionable after being a limited participant at practice on Friday. Gronkowski is dealing with knee and back injuries. Fellow tight end Scott Chandler is also questionable with a knee injury.

Wide receivers Danny Amendola and Julian Edelman are questionable with knee and foot injuries, respectively, but both are expected to play, per reports. Edelman has not played for the Patriots since Nov. 15 with a broken foot.

Defensive backs Justin Coleman and Nate Ebner, linebacker Dont’a Hightower, defensive ends Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich, and offensive linemen Sebastian Vollmer and LaAdrian Waddle are all listed a questionable. All of these players were limited participants in practice on Friday.

Tom Brady, Josh Kline, Brandon LaFell, and Devin McCourty are all listed as probable for the Patriots.

Kansas City is dealing with injury issues of their own.

Offensive linemen Laurent Duvernay-Tardiff and Mitch Morse are both out for Saturday’s game with concussions.

Top wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, who suffered an ankle injury in the Chiefs’ win over the Texans last weekend, is questionable.

Linebackers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston are both questionable, as is running back Spencer Ware and wide receiver Albert Wilson.

The Patriots and Chiefs kick off at 4:30 on Saturday, with the winner advancing to the AFC Championship Game against the winner of the Broncos and Steelers.

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