• by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Patriots place WR Brandon LaFell on PUP list

    The Patriots have placed wide receiver Brandon LaFell on the physically unable to perform list, a source told ESPN. The first game LaFell would be available to play in would be Week 7. He has been dealing with a foot injury.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Patriots WR Brandon LaFell ditches walking boot

    Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell said Wednesday on Sirius XM NFL Radio that he is no longer using a walking boot on his injured foot, reports ESPN.com. "Just a few lingering injuries that happened in the late part of the regular season that I just played through throughout the playoffs," LaFell said. "Finally got some time off to let my body heal up properly. I'm out of the boot now and I'm just looking forward to starting camp." In 16 games for the Patriots last season, LaFell caught 74 passes for 953 yards and seven touchdowns, which were all career highs.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Report: Patriots WR Brandon LaFell dealing with foot issue

    Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell was seen wearing a protective boot on his foot at a recent charity event, reports The Boston Globe. LaFell has not been participating in recent OTA sessions with the team.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    LOOK: Brandon LaFell scores first touchdown of Super Bowl 49

    The Patriots methodically matriculated their way down the field to grab a 7-0 lead over the Seahawks with 9:47 left in the second quarter. Patriots Play Calls on That Drive: - Dink - Dunk - Dink - Dunk - Dink - Dunk - Dink - Dunk - Touchdown — CBS Sports (@CBSSports) February 2, 2015 Picking on replacement cornerback Tharold Simon, Tom Brady threw an 11-yard slant to Brandon LaFell for his 50th career postseason touchdown pass. It was Brady's 10th Super Bowl scoring toss, second only to Joe Montana's 11. Simon was playing for Jeremy Lane, who hurt his arm after intercepting Brady in the end zone. Simon also gave up Julian Edelman's 23-yard gainer on the drive. LaFell, by the way, was a 12-to-1 long shot at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook to score the game's first touchdown.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Tom Brady the lone full participant for Pats in Thursday's practice

    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (ankle) was the only full participant in Thursday's practice in preparation for the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 against the Seahawks, according to 710 AM ESPN Radio in Seattle. Cornerback Brandon Browner (knee), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), defensive tackle Chris Jones (elbow), wide receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder, toe), defensive lineman Sealver Siliga (foot) and center Bryan Stork (knee) were all limited participants.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Patriots C Bryan Stork would have missed practice Wednesday

    The Patriots released a hypothetical Wednesday practice report during the bye week, with center Bryan Stork being listed as a DNP due to a knee injury. Quarterback Tom Brady also appeared on the report with an ankle injury but would have participated fully in practice. Five players would have been limited if the Patriots would have held practice Wednesday, including wide receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder, toe), defensive linemen Chris Jones (elbow) and Sealver Siliga (foot), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and cornerback Brandon Browner (knee). New England is a 1-point favorite against Seattle in Super Bowl XLIX after opening as an underdog.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Patriots' Tom Brady good to go for the AFC Championship

    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is active for the AFC Championship game. Brady was never a real threat to miss the contest. He was listed as probable on the injury report due to an ankle injury, but that's been the case all season. Brady will play, and should be 100 percent. The team will also have Brandon Browner, Dont'a Hightower and Brandon LaFell. All three players were also listed as probable heading into the contest.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    LaFell, Hightower among Patriots on injury report for AFC title game

    As the Patriots gear up for Sunday's AFC Championship game vs. Indianapolis, the team has listed linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), wide receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder, toe) and cornerback Brandon Browner (knee) as questionable on the injury report. All three players were limited in practice Friday. Defensive tackle Chris Jones (elbow) was the only other Patriots' player listed as questionable. Center Bryan Stork has been ruled out due to a knee injury, while quarterback Tom Brady is probable with an ankle injury. The Patriots are 6 1/2-point favorites for Sunday's game.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Patriots WR Brandon LaFell limited in practice Thursday

    Wide receiver Brandon LaFell was one of four Patriots players limited in practice Thursday, but he doesn't anticipate his toe and shoulder injuries keeping him out of Sunday's AFC Championship game, NESN.com reports. "At this time of year, everybody's banged up," LaFell said. "So when you think about sitting out, you think about all of them hard days you put in in camp, OTAs and you're like, 'I didn't do all of that work six-to-seven months ago to sit out now.' So no matter what injury (anybody's) got in this locker room, they're going to play through." Defensive lineman Chris Jones (elbow), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and cornerback Brandon Browner (ankle) were also limited in practice Thursday. Quarterback Tom Brady (ankle) was able to practice in full. New England is a 6 1/2-point favorite for Sunday's home game against Indianapolis.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    WR Brandon LaFell, CB Brandon Browner limited in practice

    Patriots wideout Brandon LaFell (shoulder/toe) and cornerback Brandon Browner (knee) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday. They should be fine for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Colts. New England is a 6.5-point home favorite.