The Patriots have placed Dobson (ankle) on IR, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports. With Dobson headed to IR, Julian Edelman out indefinitely, plus Danny Amendola and Keshawn Martin also banged up, we'd expect the Patriots to make a move to add some wideout depth in the coming days.
Dobson is dealing with a high ankle sprain, Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports. We'd expect the Patriots to rule the wideout out for Sunday night's game against the Broncos later this week, and beyond that it's plausible he will miss additional time. With Julian Edelman out, plus Danny Amendola and Keshawn Martin also hobbled, the Patriots' depth at wideout is currently taxed.
Dobson (ankle) is expected to miss at least Sunday's game at Denver, CSN New England reports. Dobson was removed from Monday's win against the Bills due to an ankle concern and didn't return, placing a cloud over his upcoming availability. Fortunately, he avoided any broken bones when X-rays were returned negative, but the extent of his absence will now ride on any ligament damage in the foot. With Danny Amendola (knee) and Keshawn Martin (hamstring) questionable to suit up in Week 12, the Patriots could be down to Brandon LaFell, Chris Harper, and Matthew Slater at wide receiver, barring any additions to the 53-man roster.
X-rays on Dobson's ankle came back clean, but the Patriots are still waiting for the results of an MRI, Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports. Dobson avoided the worst-case scenario of a broken ankle, though it's still quite possible he's dealing with a significant injury. His health is more important than ever for the Patriots, with Danny Amendola (ankle) and Keshawn Martin (hamstring) also banged up, and Julian Edelman (foot) expected to miss the rest of the regular season.
Dobson (ankle) is out for the rest of Monday's game against the Bills. Dobson injured his ankle in the second quarter of Monday's contest, and will not be able to return. The Patriots will be shorthanded at the wide receiver the rest of the way with both Dobson and Danny Amendola (knee) out for the game.
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