FOXBORO, Mass. — Something clearly is going around with the Patriots locker room.
Cornerback Jonathan Jones missed Thursday’s practice in New England due to an illness. His absence coincided with the return of rookie defensive lineman DaMarcus Mitchell, who missed the previous two practices due to an illness. Running back Damien Harris and cornerbacks Jack Jones and Jalen Mills also have dealt with illnesses in recent weeks.
Overall, the Patriots had seven players limited in Thursday’s practice, including Christian Barmore, Kyle Dugger and DeVante Parker.
Here’s the full injury report:
DID NOT PARTICIPATE
CB Jonathan Jones – Illness
P Jake Bailey – Back
DL Christian Barmore – Knee
S Kyle Dugger – Ankle
LB Anfernee Jennings – Back
WR DeVante Parker – Knee
LB Josh Uche – Hamstring
DL DaMarcus Mitchell – Illness
The Patriots and Jets will kick off from Gillette Stadium at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday.
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