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Sony Michel limited, Rex Burkhead not listed on first Patriots injury report of season

Ryan Hannable
September 05, 2018 - 5:09 pm

FOXBORO -- The first Patriots injury report of the season is out and there were a few surprises.

After missing much of the summer, Matthew Slater and Rex Burkhead are not listed, which is good news for not only Sunday against the Texans, but their long-term health.

There were four players limited, headlined by Sony Michel with a knee injury.

The Patriots will release another injury report Thursday and then release game statuses on Friday.

Here's the complete injury report.


LB Ja'Whaun Bentley (illness)
DB Duke Dawson (hamstring)
TE Jacob Hollister (hamstring)
RB Sony Michel (knee)


OT Marcus Cannon (calf)
DB Nate Ebner (knee)

Related: Bill Belichick acknowledges Sony Michel is a little behind