(Sporting Alert) — The following is the list of players who will be inactive for “Sunday Night Football” NFL game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome.
Heading the list of inactive players tonight for the Patriots wide receiver Matt Slater, who did not take part in practice this week because of a wrist injury.
Fellow receiver Danny Amendola, who was questionable for the game with a groin injury, did not recovery fully enough and after being limited in practice this week, will not take part in the game.
Running back Leon Washington, linebacker Steve Beauharnais and tight end Rob Gronkowski are also inactive for New England.
Meanwhile, running back Steven Jackson, who is suffering from a hamstring injury is among the players inactive tonight for the Atlanta Falcons.
Cornerback Asante Samuel is also out with a thigh problem.
The New England Patriots are 3-0 on the season heading into this game, while the Atlanta Falcons are 1-2.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS AT ATLANTA FALCONS, 8:30 PM (ET)
New England: WR Matthew Slater, WR Danny Amendola, RB Leon Washington, LB Steve Beauharnais, OL Chris Barker, DE Jake Bequette, TE Rob Gronkowski.
Atlanta: CB Asante Samuel, LB Jamar Chaney, RB Steven Jackson, G Harland Gunn, S Kemal Ishmael, DT Travian Robertson, OT Ryan Schraeder.