New England Patriots

Rob Gronkowski was a new addition to the Patriots’ injury report on Thursday. He was limited in practice with an ankle injury.

Other than Gronkowski, there were no changes from the Wednesday report. Defensive end Trey Flowers and safety Patrick Chung, both of whom are in the concussion protocol, remained absent. Their statuses for Sunday night against the Detroit Lions are trending in the wrong direction.

Newly acquired wide receiver Josh Gordon also remained limited with a hamstring injury.

Here’s the full Thursday injury report:

Did Not Participate

S Patrick Chung – Concussion
DE Trey Flowers – Concussion

Limited Participation

OT Marcus Cannon – Calf
CB Keion Crossen – Hamstring
S Nate Ebner – Hip
WR Josh Gordon – Hamstring
TE Rob Gronkowski – Ankle
CB Eric Rowe – Groin

Full Participation

RB Sony Michel – Knee
DE Deatrich Wise – Finger

Final injury report and official game statuses will be due out on Friday afternoon.

— By Matt Dolloff,

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