Sep 12, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson (17) scores a touchdown against the New York Jets during the first half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

New England Patriots vs. Cleveland Browns Injury Report: Dobson, Cannon Ruled Out

Oct 27, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots tackle Marcus Cannon (61) looks to block against the Miami Dolphins during the second quarter at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

The 9-3 New England Patriots and the 4-8 Cleveland Browns are getting ready to do battle this weekend, and given that it is a Friday, both teams have released their initial injury reports for the game.

Each side is currently dealing with a significant amount of injuries, although since the Browns are virtually out of the playoff race, it is the Patriots that are really concerned about the health of their squad.

Wide receiver Aaron Dobson, and offensive lineman Marcus Cannon have been ruled out for the Pats, and quarterback Brandon Weeden has been the only Brown designated as being out for this contest. I would expect either newly signed wideout Austin Collie to take Dobson’s place for New England, or rookie Kenbrell Thompkins, who is currently dealing with an injury of his own. Will Svitek has played extremely well while Cannon has been out, and he will get another start at the right tackle position this Sunday. Jason Campbell is expected to start at quarterback for Cleveland.

New England Patriots Injury Report


Aaron Dobson (foot)

Marcus Cannon (ankle)


Kyle Arrington (groin)

Kenbrell Thompkins (hip)

Michael Hoomanawanui (knee)

Brandon Spikes (knee)

Marcuice Cole (shin)

Alfonzo Dennard (knee)

Steve Gregory (finger)

Aqib Talib (hip)

Rob Gronkowski (back, forearm, hamstring)

Will Svitek (ankle)


Danny Amendola (groin)

Tom Brady (shoulder)

Matthew Slater (wrist)

Shane Vereen (wrist)

Brandon Bolden (not injury related)

Cleveland Browns Injury Report


Brandon Weeden (concussion, knee)


Tank Carder (shoulder)

Craig Robertson (knee)

MarQueis Gray (hamstring)


Jason Campbell (concussion)

Spencer Lanning (knee)

Willis McGahee (knee)

Paul Kruger (finger)

Mitchell Schwartz (toe)


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