Rapoport gives update on Gilmore's knee injury

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By Alex Barth, 985TheSportsHub.com

As trade rumors swirl around Patriots' cornerback Stephon Gilmore, a potential injury may complicate the situation.

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Gilmore "tweaked his knee" during practice on Thursday and left the session early. An MRI revealed the injury is "minor," although the exact nature of the injury isn't yet known.

Rapoport says Gilmore's status for Sunday's game against the Bills "is not fully clear," but "he has not been ruled out yet." It'll be a tough game in terms of footing, with rain expected to accompany 50 MPH winds in western New York.

This is the second injury blow to a star Patriots player in as many days. Julian Edelman had a procedure on his knee yesterday, and is expected to miss some time.

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