Alfonzo Dennard


FOXBORO - Brandon Browner was brandishing one nasty index finger early Friday morning. Gnarled and bloody, it looked like it got doored.


FOXBORO -- The Patriots will be without one of their best defenders when they kick off against the Bengals on Sunday Night Football. 


The Patriots will be without corner Alfonzo Dennard for the third consecutive game on Monday night in Kansas City.


With Brandon Browner out for the first four games of the season, Kyle Arrington, Alfonzo Dennard and Logan Ryan are battling for the starting cornerback job.


FOXBORO -- Alfonzo Dennard could be seen in between practice periods on Wednesday joking with his fellow defensive backs as they went from one drill to the next.