FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots will be without two of their starting defensive backs against the Panthers.
Alfonzo Dennard and Steve Gregory have been ruled out against Carolina. Dennard has been dealing with a knee injury while Gregory has a broken thumb.
Kyle Arrington (groin), Aqib Talib (hip) and Leon Washington (ankle) are questionable. Danny Amendola (groin), Tom Brady (right shoulder), Rob Gronkowski (back/forearm/hamstring) and Matthew Slater (wrist) are probable.
Brandon Bolden has been removed from the injury report. He had been dealing with a knee injury.