FOXBORO — The Patriots are getting three vital starters again on offense for his or her Week 2 matchup with the Dolphins.
Wide receiver DeVante Parker, left guard Cole Strange and proper guard Mike Onwenu are energetic after being listed as questionable to play this week. Parker and each beginning guards missed Week 1’s loss to the Eagles.
That’s the excellent news. The dangerous information is beginning left sort out Trent Brown (concussion) and beginning cornerback Jonathan Jones (ankle) are inactive. Rookie Sidy Sow, who began Week 1 at proper guard, can also be out with a concussion.
Here’s the total checklist of Week 2 inactives:
LT Trent Brown
CB Jonathan Jones
OL Sidy Sow
OLB Anfernee Jennings
WR Kayshon Boutte
DT Sam Roberts
CB Ameer Speed
Offensive tackles Vederian Lowe and Tyrone Wheatley Jr., are the highest choices to fill in for Brown, although Calvin Anderson may flip from proper sort out, the place he began final week, to left sort out.
The Patriots are additionally dressing beginning middle David Andrews and rookie offensive linemen Atonio Mafi and Jake Andrews.
Parker will re-take Boutte’s “X” receiver function from Week 1. The Patriots elevated extensive receiver Jalen Reagor and linebacker Calvin Anderson from the follow squad. Reagor may see some offensive snaps with Boutte as a wholesome scratch. Boutte was restricted in follow earlier this week however was faraway from the damage report by Friday.
Cornerbacks Christian Gonzalez, Myles Bryant, Marcus Jones and Shaun Wade can be found with out Jonathan Jones energetic. Another potential beginning cornerback, Jack Jones, is on injured reserve with a hamstring ailment via at the very least Week 4.
Jones has been efficient in slowing down Dolphins extensive receiver Tyreek Hill via the years. The Patriots haven’t allowed over 100 yards to Hill since 2018. He has 24 100-yard video games since that contest.
Jennings and Roberts had been wholesome scratches final week, as nicely. Speed is a rookie special-teamer out of Michigan State.
For the Dolphins, beginning left sort out Terron Armstead and defensive finish Jaelan Phillips headline the checklist of inactives. Quarterback Skylar Thompson (emergency third QB), cornerback Kelvin Joseph, extensive receiver Cedrick Wilson Jr., DB Elijah Campbell and tight finish Julian Hall are additionally inactive.