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Listing Patriots not expected to play

8/14/2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Listing New England Patriots players not expected to play in Friday night's preseason game against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles:

WR Aaron Dobson -- Just returned to practice this week after opening camp on the physically unable to perform list (left foot) and has yet to participate in team drills.

S Tavon Wilson -- Third-year player who played extended snaps in the preseason opener (33-of-73). Wilson has been held out of practice this week.

S Kanorris Davis -- Special teams ace has been sidelined this week after playing in the preseason opener.

TE D.J. Williams -- Was rolled up on a running play in joint practices with Washington last week and has been sidelined since.

TE Michael Hoomanawanui -- Veteran hasn't practiced since the fourth day of training camp after undrafted rookie Taylor McCuller was overaggressive in a tackling drill and hit him well out of bounds.

LB Cameron Gordon -- Undrafted free agent has remained sidelined with an undisclosed injury since the seventh practice of camp.

LB Jerod Mayo -- Captain hasn't been present at practices the last three days for undisclosed reasons.

LB Ja'Gared Davis -- Special teamer has been sidelined since sustaining an undisclosed injury in joint practices with Washington last week.

LB James Anderson -- Veteran played extensively in the preseason opener (45-of-73), but was banged up and didn't practice this week.

C Bryan Stork -- Fourth-round draft choice from Florida State sustained what appeared to be a lower leg injury on the fifth day of camp and hasn't practiced since.

OT Chris Martin -- Remains on the non-football-injury list.

DT Dominique Easley -- First-round draft choice just returned to practice this week and isn't yet taking part in full-team drills.

WR Jeremy Gallon -- Seventh-round draft choice from Michigan remains on the PUP list.

TE Rob Gronkowski -- Five-year veteran is not yet cleared for contact.

DT Ben Bass/DT Jerel Worthy -- Both players were acquired in a trade this week, but the Patriots have yet to formally announce those deals, pending physicals.

DT Chris Jones -- Injured his left ankle in the preseason opener and is likely be sidelined for the rest of the preseason.

DT Sealver Siliga -- Injured his left hand in joint practices with Washington and is expected to miss time.

EXTRA POINTS: Others who have been limited this week include LT Nate Solder and QB Ryan Mallett, which could ultimately land them on this list.