Woodhead, Edelman, Mayo, Vollmer 'doubtful' for Sunday

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Woodhead, Edelman, Mayo, Vollmer 'doubtful' for Sunday

By Phil Perry
CSNNE.com

FOXBORO -- Friday's Patriots practice looked much like Thursday's as Danny Woodhead (ankle), Julian Edelman (ankle), Sebastian Vollmer (back) and Jerod Mayo (knee) were all missing while media members were present.

Later, when the injury report was released, all were listed as 'doubtful' for Sunday's game against the Jets.

Aaron Hernandez (knee), Albert Haynesworth (back) and Mike Wright (concussion) were all back on the practice field after returning to action on Thursday; all are listed as 'questionable'.

Mike Wright appeared in the locker room briefly on Friday but elected not to comment on his status. Hernandez appeared to be in a good mood, as he was on Thursday, and Haynesworth appeared to be strolling through the locker room without difficulty.

Edelman's injury could force Wes Welker, who has already been a very busy man, into punt returning duties. Bill Belichick didn't say specifically whether or not Welker would move into Edelman's role, but he did admit that Welker is one of the options to take the returning workload.

PATRIOTS

DOUBTFUL: WR Julian Edelman (ankle), LB Jerod Mayo (knee), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back), RB Danny Woodhead (ankle).

QUESTIONABLE: S Josh Barrett (thumbhamstring), CB Leigh Bodden (groin), CB Ras-I Dowling (hip), DL Albert Haynesworth (back), TE Aaron Hernandez (knee), DL Kyle Love (ankle), DL Mike Wright (concussion).

PROBABLE: S Patrick Chung (hand), DL Shaun Ellis (knee), LB Dane Fletcher (thumb).

OFF THE INJURY LIST: CB Kyle Arrington (chest), LB Gary Guyton (hamstring).

JETS

OUT: LB Garrett McIntyre (concussion), WR Logan Payne (wrist), LB Bryan Thomas (Achilles)

QUESTIONABLE: OL Nick Mangold (ankle).

PROBABLE: WR Plaxico Burress (elbow), DB Antonio Cromartie (ribs), DL Mike DeViyo (shoulder), LB David Harris (toe), LB Calvin Pace (abdomen), DB Eric Smith (tricep), DL Muhammad Wilkerson (shoulder).

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Giardi: Garoppolo 'still in pain,' does not have full mobility in shoulder

Giardi: Garoppolo 'still in pain,' does not have full mobility in shoulder

The Patriots had both Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett on the field for Tuesday's practice.

While many are hopeful that Garoppolo will be ready to go on Sunday, it’s definitely not a given at this point.

According to CSN’s Mike Giardi, Garoppolo is “still in pain and does not yet have full mobility in his throwing shoulder”

Tom E. Curran had better news about Jacoby Brissett’s thumb. The rookie quarterback was in the Patriots locker room locker room Tuesday morning without splint, tape or cast on his thumb. 

When he asked Brissett if he's feeling "tip-top," he answered, "Oh yeah."