Patriots

Injured Mayo returns to practice

561070.jpg

Injured Mayo returns to practice

FOXBORO - Jerod Mayo, who injured his MCL in Oakland almost two weeks ago, was back on the practice field Friday. The All-Pro linebacker would still be a longshot for Sunday's game against Dallas, but with the bye week coming up for the Patriots next week, it's logical to assume he will be back for the game in Pittsburgh on October 30. In 2009, Mayo injured the MCL in his right knee and returned after just three weeks off. Also back working out were running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis (toe, missed Thursday) and Vince Wilfork (non-injury related, missed Thursday).

EX-PATS PODCAST: Will Jaguars defense give Pats trouble?

ex-pats-podcast17.png

EX-PATS PODCAST: Will Jaguars defense give Pats trouble?

On the latest episode of The Ex-Pats Podcast, Mike Giardi and Dan Koppen discuss the Patriots advancing to their seventh consecutive AFC Championship Game, and whether or not Jacksonville's defense can give the Pats problems.

Leonard Fournette involved in car accident, not injured

usatsi_10447658.jpg

Leonard Fournette involved in car accident, not injured

Jacksonville running back Leonard Fournette was involved in a three-car accident Tuesday, but the team and multiple other outlets are reporting the player was not injured. 

According to WJCT in Jacksonville, Fournette was not at fault for the accident. He was reportedly rear-ended and then gave his bumper to one of the first responders. 

The Jaguars will certainly hope their star rookie is healthy for Sunday's AFC Championship against the Patriots. Fournette suffered an ankle injury in the first half of Sunday's divisional round win over the Steelers but returned for the second half.