The Patriots have a lengthy injury list as they prepare for Sunday’s game against the Broncos.
The most significant injury to keep an eye on is the hip injury that has been hampering Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who sat out practice today.
The Patriots got better news about guard Logan Mankins, who sat out Sunday’s game against the Bills with a calf injury, but was able to practice on a limited basis today. Also limited was linebacker Dont’a Hightower, who’s dealing with a hamstring injury.
Limited today were running back Brandon Bolden (knee), quarterback Tom Brady (right shoulder), defensive end Brandon Deaderick (ankle), defensive tackle Justin Francis (ankle), center Nick McDonald (shoulder), cornerback Sterling Moore (knee), running back Shane Vereen (foot) and tackle Sebastian Vollmer (back).