Jerod Mayo Returns, Questionable for Game vs Cowboys

The Patriots got a surprising boost Friday when LB Jerod Mayo practiced with the team less than two weeks after spraining his MCL. His estimated time out was 4-6 weeks. Not only did he practice, but he is listed as “Questionable” (50/50 chance of playing) for Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Personally, I don’t think he’ll play with the Pats’ bye week right around the corner, but his quick return is remarkable. RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, who sat out Thursday’s practice with a toe injury, also practiced with the team Friday.

Here is the complete injury report for the Patriots and the Cowboys:


  • S Josh Barrett (thumb/hamstring)


  • CB Leigh Bodden (thumb)
  • CB Ras-I Dowling (hip)
  • DL Albert Haynesworth (back)
  • TE Aaron Hernandez (knee)
  • S Sergio Brown (chest)
  • RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (toe)
  • WR Julian Edelman (ankle)
  • WR Matthew Slater (ribs)
  • OT Sebastian Vollmer (back)
  • RB Danny Woodhead (ankle)
  • DL Kyle Love (back)
  • LB Jerod Mayo (back)
  • LB Dane Fletcher (thumb)
  • S Patrick Chung (hand)

Dallas Cowboys Injury Report 

Out:  G Derrick Dockery (knee), FB Tony Fiammetta (knee), DE Jason Hatcher (calf), K David Buehler (groin)

Questionable: G Kyle Kosier (foot)

Probable: WR Miles Austin (hamstring), WR Dez Bryant (thigh), S Barry Church (shoulder), RB Felix Jones (shoulder), S Danny McCray (ankle), QB Tony Romo (ribs), CB Orlando Scandrick (ankle), S Gerald Sensabaugh (concussion)

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Topics: BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Dallas Cowboys, Injuries, Injury Report, Jerod Mayo, New England Patriots, NFL

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