FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was restricted in follow Thursday with the group itemizing him with toe and proper elbow accidents, which he addressed with humor.
“That may be the primary time my toe’s ever been on the harm report. us Patriots. We’re fairly diligent about itemizing the whole lot, so I assume we’ve got to make point out of my toe now as nicely,” Brady mentioned with fun Thursday evening in his weekly interview with Westwood One sports activities.
Of his elbow, he joked, “Is not there some HIPAA violation or one thing like that, after I begin speaking about all my accidents? I am doing fairly good. Right now of the yr, I am going to take it. I am going to take something if I am nonetheless capable of go on the market and really feel like I can play my greatest. I am feeling actually good, actually constructive about this week. Now we have a extremely nice problem forward of us.”
Brady and the Patriots (10-2) host the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (Eight-Four) on Sunday.
“It will be a really, very robust recreation. Hopefully we will go on the market and play with the fireplace and vitality we’ve got, and go on the market and have an ideal efficiency,” mentioned Brady, who acknowledged that his voice was nonetheless recovering from Sunday evening’s street loss to the Houston Texans.
With No. three quarterback Cody Kessler (sickness) additionally restricted in follow Thursday, rookie Jarrett Stidham was the one Patriots quarterback to follow in full. Brady, 42, had been a full participant in follow Wednesday.
One different difficulty for the Patriots to probably resolve earlier than kickoff is solidifying their kicker place. In an uncommon scenario, the group has practiced the previous two days and not using a kicker on the roster.
Veteran Nick People, who kicked in three video games for the Patriots earlier than he was waived final week with a non-football harm designation (appendix), is a high candidate to fill the position as soon as medically cleared. Kai Forbath, who changed People in Sunday’s loss to the Texans and was launched Monday, is also re-signed.