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Patriots rookie Marcus Jones out vs. Dolphins due to concussion

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Foxborough, Massachusetts — New England Patriots rookie Marcus Jones has sparked as a triple threat at cornerback, receiver and kickoff/punt returner, but due to a concussion, the visiting Miami Dolphins will not play in Sunday’s important game against , the team announced.

Jones was officially ruled out on Friday after not practicing for a week. After recovering from the concussion, the concussion protocol was entered. .

Jones was one of four players the Patriots left out in Sunday’s game, including fellow rookie cornerback Jack Jones (knee), starting receiver Devante Parker (concussion), and No. 2 tight end Johnne Smith ( concussion).

The Patriots (7-8) need to beat the Dolphins (8-7) to keep their playoff hopes alive, Miami’s Tyreke Hill and Jaylen Waddle

In addition to missing two rookies, starting cornerback Jonathan Jones has been restricted to practice all week with a chest injury and is listed as questionable. Fellow starter Jaylen Mills, who has been missing the game, returned to practice on Friday as a limited participant, but this is also questionable.

Third-year player Myles Bryant (5.9 feet, 185) and second-year player Sean Wade (6-1, 191) are the only healthy cornerbacks on the active roster.

The Patriots have until 4 p.m. ET on Saturday to add reinforcements and could promote practice team cornerbacks Quandre Moseley and Te Hayes.

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