Collins (illness) has been ruled out for Monday night's game against the Bills. He remained a non-participant in practice Saturday, and his absence Monday will leave the Patriots a little thin at linebacker. Considering it is just an illness, Collins is a good bet to return to action in the near future.
Collins (illness) did not practice Friday. More on Collins' status Saturday, but at this stage, his status for Monday night's game against the Bills remains cloudy. Once he fully overcomes the effects of the illness that sidelined him for two weeks, however, Collins will once again merit IDP consideration.
Collins (illness) did not practice Thursday, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports. Collins is thought to be over the illness that kept him out of the Patriots' last two games, but it may take the linebacker a while to get his strength back, so his status for Monday night's game against the Bills remains unclear at this stage.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport relays that Collins has recovered from the virus that sidelined him for the Patriots' last two games. The report suggests that Collins' Week 11 availability hinges on him gaining back weight and strength as Monday night's game against the Bills approaches. Unless his status is cemented in advance of the weekend, however, a wait-and-see approach may be in order here, given the Patriots' late kickoff this week.
Collins (illness) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Giants, ESPN.com reports. Per the report, Collins hasn't been spotted at Gillette Stadium since last Friday, with WEEI.com suggesting that the linebacker is "reportedly dealing with a virus and has had trouble eating much of anything all week."