The New England Patriots are dealing with a rash of injuries that may be a problem for them on Sunday after declaring five players out for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. Miami, also dealing with injuries, ruled out a pair of their own Saturday night. DL Jason Ferguson and LB Channing Crowder.
Ferguson was limited by an elbow injury and Crowder is fighting to return from a shoulder injury.
The Dolphins also announced that they have signed rookie LB J.D. Folsom from their practice squad. He will wear No. 59, LB William Kershaw's number. The team released Kershaw to make room for Folsom.
The Patriots, ruled out five players on Friday: WR Julian Edelman (forearm), DE Jarvis Green (knee), OT Matt Light (knee), RB Sammy Morris (knee) and RB Fred Taylor (ankle).
Questionable for Sunday are: DE Ty Warren (ankle), TE Benjamin Watson (back) and CB Jonathan Wilhite (illness). QB Tom Brady and WR Randy Moss are both listed as probable with shoulder injuries.