Patriots recent high draft pick among healthy scratches in Week 8 inactives vs. Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Patriots 2022 second-round pick Tyquan Thornton will be a healthy scratch Sunday against the Dolphins.

The young wide receiver is among the Patriots’ inactives with the Patriots dressing Kendrick Bourne, Demario Douglas, DeVante Parker, JuJu Smith-Schuster and Jalen Reagor instead. Rookie wide receiver Kayshon Boutte will also be a healthy scratch.

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Here’s the Patriots’ full list of inactives:

OT Calvin Anderson
OT Vederian Lowe
OLB Josh Uche
WR Kayshon Boutte
WR Tyquan Thornton
QB Will Grier (3rd QB)

Anderson (illness), Lowe (ankle) and Uche (ankle/toe) didn’t make the trip to Miami.

Bailey Zappe will back up starting quarterback Mac Jones with Grier serving as the team’s emergency third QB.

Defensive tackle Christian Barmore (knee), offensive tackle Trent Brown (ankle/knee), cornerback Jonathan Jones (knee), cornerback Shaun Wade (shoulder), defensive end Keion White (concussion) and defensive end Deatrich Wise (shoulder) were listed questionable but will play against the Dolphins.

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