FOXBOROUGH – The Patriots will have to do without Rob Gronkowski again after the recovering tight end was listed as inactive for Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.
The all-pro tight end is still rehabbing from back and forearm surgeries.
Gronkowski joins DL Tommy Kelly (knee), WR Matthew Slater (wrist), OL Chris Barker, WR Josh Boyce, RB Leon Washington (ankle) and S Tavon Wilson (hamstring) on the inactive list.
Boyce and Barker are healthy scratches. Inactive for the Saints are WR Lance Moore, RB Mark Ingram, CB Rod Sweeting, S Roman Harper, T Zach Strief, DE Tyrunn Walker, and OLB Martez Wilson.