Bill Belichick's New England Patriots are well-known masters of the NFL's injury reports, and that certainly isn't changing in the run-up to Monday night's date with the Kansas City Chiefs. Though no Patriots are listed as out for their Week 11 clash with the Chiefs, a full 18 Patriots are reported to have been limited in or held out of practice on Friday.
The biggest names held out: Brandon Spikes and Devin McCourty. Wes Welker and Brian Waters are among the many Patriots who were listed as limited participants.
Here's the rest of the penultimate Patriots injury report for Week 11:
MISSED FRIDAY PRACTICE: Linebacker Dane Fletcher (thumb), cornerback Devin McCourty (shoulder), linebacker Brandon Spikes (knee), linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (illness).
LISTED AS LIMITED PARTICIPANTS IN PRACTICE: Cornerback Kyle Arrington (foot), safety Patrick Chung (foot), center Dan Connolly (groin), defensive tackle Shaun Ellis (rib), running back Kevin Faulk (knee), running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis (toe), linebacker Gary Guyton (shoulder), safety James Ihedigbo (shoulder), linebacker Taylor Price (hamstring), wide receiver Matthew Slater (shoulder), offensive tackle Nate Solder (concussion), offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer (back), guard Brian Waters (knee), wide receiver Wes Welker (knee).