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Tom Brady listed as probable

Tom Brady, seen here at practice Wednesday, hasn’t missed a game since 2008.

Stephan Savoia/Associated Press

Tom Brady, seen here at practice Wednesday, hasn’t missed a game since 2008.

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady participated fully in Friday’s practice, and was officially listed by the Patriots as probable to play in Sunday’s game against the Dolphins with a right shoulder injury.

Receiver Danny Amendola (concussion/groin) and cornerback Aqib Talib (hip) are listed as questionable, despite practicing all week. Though “questionable” indicates a 50-50 chance of playing, Amendola sounded more confident than that.

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“I had a good week, and I’m ready to go,” Amendola said. “The game’s coming and I feel as good as I can. Not really worried about the past, just worried about the future, and excited and looking forward to Sunday.”

Tight end Rob Gronkowski (back/forearm) is listed as probable for the first time all season. He was questionable last week, when he made his season debut against the Jets.

The Patriots ruled out defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (knee) and running back Leon Washington (ankle).

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is also probable with a shoulder injury.

Brady hasn’t missed a game since the 2008 season, when he suffered a season-ending knee injury in the opener. He has started the last 71 regular-season games for the Patriots, and all seven postseason games over the past four years.

The complete injury reports:



DL Tommy Kelly (knee)

RB Leon Washington (ankle)


WR Danny Amendola (concussion/groin)

RB Brandon Bolden (knee)

OL Marcus Cannon (shoulder)

WR Julian Edelman (thigh)

TE Michael Hoomanawanui (knee)

CB Aqib Talib (hip)

DB Tavon Wilson (hamstring)


CB Kyle Arrington (groin)

QB Tom Brady (right shoulder)

TE Rob Gronkowski (back/forearm)

DB Devin McCourty (shoulder)

DL Rob Ninkovich (groin)

WR Matthew Slater (wrist)



LB Dannell Ellerbe (shoulder)

WR Brandon Gibson (shoulder)

CB Brent Grimes (back)

OT Bryant McKinnie (knee)

LB Koa Misi (knee)

CB Dimitri Patterson (groin)

QB Ryan Tannehill (right shoulder)

DE Cameron Wake (knee)

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