Ebner (concussion) is active for Sunday's Super Bowl LI against the Falcons. Indeed cleared of concussion symptoms stemming from the AFC championship game, Ebner will fill his typical role on the Patriots' special-teams units.
Ebner (concussion) is questionable to play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Falcons. Although Ebner was a limited participant in practice the past two weeks due to a concussion suffered in the AFC championship game, he's expected to be cleared in time for Sunday's Super Bowl
Ebner (concussion) is expected to play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Falcons, Ryan Hannable of WEEI reports. The Patriots will likely have their special teams ace available Sunday despite the fact that Ebner wore a non-contact jersey during Thursday's practice. Ebner was a second-team All-Pro selection as a specialist while teammate Matthew Slater took home first-team honors. The former rugby star racked up 19 tackles and forced a fumble during the regular season and will help edify New England's special teams units Sunday.
Ebner (concussion) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, the Boston Herald reports. It isn't clear if Ebner cleared concussion protocol, but his return to practice Wednesday suggests he's at least extremely close. Expect his game status for Sunday's Super Bowl to be confirmed prior to kickoff.
Ebner (concussion) was held out Thursday's practice session. Ebner suffered a concussion in Sunday's AFC championship game and has yet to return to practice. The extra week off prior to the Super Bowl may afford him enough time to return and assume his usual role on special teams.