Patriots defensive tackle Dominique Easley (hip) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. Easley has some long-term upside as an IDP option, but he'll need to re-establish his health and cement a regular role before meriting lineup consideration. To date, the second-year defensive lineman has recorded 10 tackles in 12 career NFL contests.
After practicing in a limited fashion Friday, Patriots defensive tackle Dominique Easley (hip) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, NESN.com reports. Easley, who injured his hip eight plays into the Patriots' regular season opener, has a shot to suit up this weekend, but we'd like to see him get a full and productive game under his belt before recommending him as an IDP option.
Lions defensive tackle Dominique Easley (hip) was limited at practice Wednesday, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports. After missing Week 2's game against the Bills, Easley's status for Sunday's game against the Jaguars is unclear at this stage. The second-year defensive lineman is currently listed as a second-string DT on the Patriots' posted depth chart.
Patriots defensive tackle Dominique Easley (hip) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills. His ability to practice on a limited basis Friday provided a glimmer of hope Easley would be able to suit up in Week 2, but the Patriots will err on the side of caution and hold him out. Easley suffered a hip pointer during the team's Week 1 win over Pittsburgh.
A hip injury has Patriots defensive tackle Dominique Easley doubtful for the Week 2 battle against Buffalo. Easley figures to be inactive Sunday, but given that he returned to practice Friday on a limited basis, he seems to have a shot at playing in Week 3.