MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Patriots lost a second starting wide receiver in their Week 8 matchup with the Dolphins.
Wide receiver Kendrick Bourne suffered a knee injury on the first play of the fourth quarter. He spent time in the Patriots’ blue pop-up medical tent before departing for the locker room. He was quickly ruled out after leaving the sideline.
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Bourne has been the Patriots’ top receiver this season with 37 catches for 406 yards with four touchdowns. He caught three passes on four targets for 36 yards with a touchdown before departing Sunday’s game.
Wide receiver DeVante Parker had already been ruled out with a head ailment.
The injuries leaves the Patriots with Demario Douglas, Jalen Reagor and JuJu Smith-Schuster at wide receiver. Rookie Kayshon Boutte and 2022 second-round pick Tyquan Thornton were healthy scratches Sunday.