Vincent Valentine (back) added to Patriots Super Bowl LI injury report, 7 Patriots limited

Mike Petraglia
February 02, 2017 - 2:49 pm

[caption id="attachment_110391" align="alignright" width="150"] Vincent Valentine[/caption] HOUSTON -- Wednesday it was Alan Branch who turned up on the injury report during Super Bowl week. On Thursday, another Patriots defensive tackle appeared on the list. Vincent Valentine, the rookie out of Nebraska who has played a bigger and bigger role as the season wore on, was listed as limited, along with the same six Patriots limited from Wednesday. The Patriots will conduct their final practice on Friday at the University of Houston before going through a light walkthrough and meetings on Saturday. As for Branch, he told reporters that the toe that was stepped on Wednesday in practice is "a little sore" but he expects to be fully ready to go come Sunday. Nate Ebner (concussion) was again limited participation. Danny Amendola, Jabaal Sheard and Brandon Bolden were all removed from the report on Wednesday. Here is the complete Patriots injury report for Thursday. LIMITED PARTICIPATION ST Nate Ebner (concussion) DT Alan Branch (toe) WR Chris Hogan (thigh) WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee) LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) TE Martellus Bennett (knee) DT Vincent Valentine (back)