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Patriots WR Julian Edelman will not play in Week 16

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 5:44pm

Jeff Howe, Twitter - [Full Article]

Julian Edelman (concussion, thigh) did not travel with the Patriots today and will not play tomorrow vs. the Jets, according to two sources.

Fantasy Impact:

Owners in a pinch could try their luck with Danny Amendola, who should start alongside Brandon LaFell.

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Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 16. No worries here. Tom Terrific won’t miss a matchup with the Jets.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (shoulder, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 16. Blount was fairly ineffective in Week 15, which led to Jonas Gray seeing more snaps and touches, though Blount got the rushing touchdown. We’re assuming he’s going to play, but anything can happen in the Patriot backfield.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Patriots RB Shane Vereen (ankle, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 16. Vereen should continue to play through the injury. If New England struggles to run between the tackles, they may turn to Vereen in the short passing game to move the chains.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Patriots WR Julian Edelman (thigh, concussion, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 16. Edelman apparently is in the concussion protocol and his status is uncertain for Sunday. We expect him to play, but we won’t know for sure until Sunday morning. New England plays early, thankfully.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Patriots WR Brandon LaFell (shoulder, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 16. LaFell is fully expected to continue to play through the injury. He has a nice matchup with the Jets.

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:14pm

Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) took full practice reps again Thursday. No worries here.

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:14pm

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Blount was fairly ineffective in Week 15, which led to Jonas Gray seeing more snaps and touches, though Blount got the rushing touchdown. Keep in mind that anything can happen in the Patriot backfield.

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:14pm

Patriots RB Shane Vereen (ankle) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Vereen should be fine to face the Jets. If New England struggles to run between the tackles, they may turn to Vereen in the short passing game to move the chains.

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:14pm

Patriots WR Julian Edelman (thigh, concussion) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Edelman apparently is in the concussion protocol, but it’s a good sign that he’s practicing this early in the week.

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:14pm

Patriots WR Brandon LaFell (shoulder) took limited practice reps again Thursday. LaFell is fully expected to continue to play through the injury.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 5:57pm

Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle) practiced fully Wednesday. No worries here.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 5:57pm

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) took limited practice reps Wednesday. Blount was fairly ineffective in Week 15, which led to Jonas Gray seeing more snaps and touches, though Blount got the rushing touchdown. As always, anything can happen in the Patriot backfield.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 5:57pm

Patriots RB Shane Vereen (ankle) took limited practice reps Wednesday. Vereen should be fine to face the Jets. If New England struggles to run between the tackles, they may turn to Vereen in the short passing game to move the chains.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 5:57pm

Patriots WR Julian Edelman (thigh, concussion) took limited practice reps Wednesday. Edelman apparently is in the concussion protocol, but it’s a good sign that he’s practicing this early in the week.