FOXBORO, Mass — The Patriots will definitely be without one offensive playmaker on Sunday.
Stevan Ridley (knee) is listed as out on this week’s injury report. Danny Amendola (groin) and Rob Gronkowski (back/forearm) are listed as questionable. Matthew Slater (wrist) is doubtful to play.
Brandon Bolden (knee), Aaron Dobson (neck), Dont’a Hightower (knee), Jerod Mayo (ankle), Kenbrell Thompkins (shoulder), Sebastian Vollmer (foot), Leon Washington (thigh) and Tavon Wilson (hamstring) are also listed as questionable. Kyle Arrington (groin) and Will Svitek (knee) are probable for the Bengals game. Nate Ebner (ankle) was removed from the injury report.
Ridley did not practice all week. His injury has been described as a lower thigh ailment. It was not expected to be serious. Ridley has never missed a game with the Patriots.
Amendola has not played since Week 1 when he tore his groin midway through the game. Gronkowski has yet to play a game this season.
Marquice Cole (hamstring) was missing from the injury report. He has been released by the Patriots.