FOXBORO — The Patriots have ruled three players out for Monday’s game against the Bills.

Those players are: wide receiver Julian Edelman, cornerback Justin Coleman and linebacker Jamie Collins.

FOXBORO — The Patriots held their final practice of the week on Saturday before Monday night’s game against the Bills and it was the same attendance as it’s been all week.

Julian Edelman, Justin Coleman and Jamie Collins were all missing, which all but rules them out for Monday night.

FOXBORO — Chandler Jones remained limited Friday at a light Patriots walkthrough as the team continued preparations for the Bills Monday night at Gillette Stadium.

Jones showed up on Thursday’s injury report with an abdomen issue but said Friday that he is working hard to make sure he’s ready to go Monday.

FOXBORO — This is the time of the NFL season when bumps and bruises start to pile up.

Chandler Jones, who leads the NFL with 10.5 sacks, is not immune to the injury bug as was apparent Thursday when he showed up on the first injury report of the week with an abdomen issue.

On Friday, he addressed the fact that he was limited in practice this week.

On Thursday’s conference call with the New England media, Bills coach Rex Ryan became agitated when a question was asked about him being “obse

FOXBORO — The Jamie Collins watch continues at Gillette Stadium.

The linebacker was again missing Friday as the team held only a light walkthrough on the upper grass fields outside Gillette Stadium.

Remember when Tom Brady threw the ball 59 times, including in the fourth quarter when the Patriots were up 24 points against the Bills in Week 2?

At least one member of the Bills secondary does and he found it “very disrespectful.”

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, making his weekly Friday morning appearance with Dennis, Callahan & Minihane, said he believes running back Dion Lewis will be tougher for the Patriots to replace than standout receiver Julian Edelman.

The focus has been entirely on Rex Ryan from the day he began in Buffalo. (Elsa/Getty Images)FOXBORO -- Rex Ryan really needs to shut up.



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FOXBORO — Justin Coleman (hand), Jamie Collinbs (illness) and Julian Edelman (foot) all sat out Patriots practice on Sunday as the team continued preparing for its clash with the Bills Monday night in Foxboro.