Amendola (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Broncos, the Boston Herald reports. Though Amendola practiced in a limited fashion both Thursday and Friday, his Week 12 status may come down to a game-day call, which is a bit tricky for his fantasy owners, considering that the Patriots kick off at 8:30 ET on Sunday.
Amendola (knee) practiced in a limited fashion Thursday, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports. Amendola -- who sprained his knee this past Monday against the Bills -- returned to the field Thursday after being listed as a non-participant at Wednesday's practice. His presence Thursday, in any capacity, is a good sign, but the wideout's status for Sunday night's game against the Broncos is far from settled at this point.
Though Amendola (knee) was present at the start of Wednesday's walk-through practice, per ESPN's Mike Reiss, the wideout was officially listed as a non-participant. Despite dealing with a sprained knee, Amendola has a chance to play Sunday night against the Broncos, the Boston Herald reports. That said, it wouldn't surprise us if Amendola turns into a game-time decision for the contest, a scenario that could be problematic for his fantasy owners given the Patriots' late kickoff this weekend.
Amendola has been diagnosed with a sprained knee and is considered week-to-week, CSN New England reports. Following an MRI on Tuesday, Amendola's knee injury has been confirmed as a sprain, which is expected to limit his practice reps throughout the week. He'll likely reside in the trainer's room most of the week to receive treatment, with occasional dalliances in drills to determine how his knee responds to activity. If he doesn't make the requisite progress, the potential exists for Amendola to miss a game, but he isn't expected to log extended time on the sideline.
Amendola (knee) will have an MRI on Monday, NFL.com's Albert Breer reports. Amendola took on a larger role in the absence of Julian Edelman (foot), catching nine passes for 117 yards on 12 targets, despite exiting the game late in the third quarter. If Amendola is forced to miss time, the Patriots will really be thin at wide receiver, with Aaron Dobson and Keshawn Martin the most likely beneficiaries.
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