Two key Patriots have been dealing with ankle injuries, with defensive end Chandler Jones getting injured against the Colts Nov. 18, and left guard Logan Mankins the week before against the Bills. Mankins has also battled a calf injury, and has missed three straight games, and five of the past six.
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