FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - The New England Patriots have released the injury report ahead of Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams, and as expected, Rob Gronkowski has been ruled out.
Gronkowski was scheduled to have surgery in Los Angeles Friday after being diagnosed with a reported herniated disc. He is expected to miss a significant amount of time, if not the entire season.
Gronk is not the only player who has been ruled out; safety Jordan Richards will also not play after suffering a knee injury.
Several players have been listed as questionable for Sunday’s home game against the Rams as well, including QB Tom Brady, TE Martellus Bennett, DB Nate Ebner, WR Julian Edelman, WR Chris Hogan, WR Matthew Slater, DT Woodrow Hamilton, DE Trey Flowers, and LB Elandon Roberts.
For Los Angeles, speedy wide receiver Tavon Austin is listed as “doubtful” with a chest injury, while four others are listed as questionable.
The Patriots are 9-2 and lead their division heading into their contest with the 4-7 Rams.
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