The Bills only have three players listed on their Friday injury report:
C Geoff Hangartner (knee) Limited Participation
T Demetrius Bell (knee) Full Participation
LB Chris Kelsay (knee) Full Participation
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FOXBORO — The Patriots have eight players listed as questionable for Sunday game against the Bills in Buffalo, including Aaron Hernandez, Ron Brace, Tully Banta-Cain and James Sanders. Here's the full injury report:
G Dan Connolly (concussion) Did Not Participate
LB Tully Banta-Cain (groin) Limited Participation
DL Ron Brace (concussion) Limited Participation
LB Jermaine Cunningham (calf) Limited Participation
DL Brandon Deaderick (shoulder/flu) Did Not Participate
TE Aaron Hernandez (hip) Limited Participation
NT Myron Pryor (back) Limited Participation
S James Sanders (flu) Did Not Participate
DL Mike Wright (concussion) Did Not Participate
CB Kyle Arrington (elbow) Full Participation
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder/foot) Limited Participation
WR Deion Branch (knee)...
According to a tweet from TSN's Darren Dreger, a hearing has been set for Sunday between the league and Bruins forward Milan Lucic. The 22-year-old faces a suspension after receiving a match penalty for clocking Thrashers defenseman Freddy Meyer in the temple on Thursday following Meyer's high hit on Lucic. Because Gregory Campbell plays for the Bruins, Mike Murphy will handle the hearing rather than Colin Campbell.
Lucic said after the game that he -- like coach Claude Julien -- felt Meyer's hit was dirty, though Lucic added that he would "face the consequences" for the punch that refs deemed intent to injure.
The hit from Meyer resulted in a line-brawl between all skaters on the ice, with Nathan Horton fighting Evander Kane, Marc Savard taking on Bryan Little, and Andrew Ference dropping the gloves with Anthony Stewart....
FOXBORO -- Linebackers Tully Banta-Cain and Jermaine Cunningham returned to Patriots practice on Friday on the lower practice field outside Gillette Stadium. Also back on the practice field after missing on Wednesday and Thursday were Deion Branch and Aaron Hernandez.
However, after returning on Thursday, defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick was again missing on Friday. Also absent were Mike Wright, Dan Connolly and James Sanders. The team practiced in sweats and shells as they had their final workout before Christmas. They leave Saturday for Western New York and their Sunday match-up with the Bills in Orchard Park, NY.
FOXBORO -- Tom Brady was back in the building on Friday, ready for a second straight day of practice after battling the effects of a mild flu bug. He was also in the Christmas spirit when asked about his reaction to Baltimore linebacker Terrell Suggs leaving him off his Pro Bowl ballot earlier this week.
"No reaction," Brady said. "I think he is a great player, he really is. I didn't get to vote, actually. I left everybody off my Pro Bowl roster this year because I was sick. I would've voted for Terrell. He gets my vote, such a nice guy."
Brady said the flu also didn't affect his planning for the upcoming game on Sunday against the Bills in Orchard Park, NY. Brady is currently riding one of the best streaks in the history of NFL quarterbacks, having not thrown an interception in 292 attempts, third-best of all-time behind Bernie Kosar (308) and Bart Starr (294).
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