FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Despite being limited in practice this week after missing two games because of a knee injury suffered in the first quarter of the 41-20 loss at Cincinnati on Nov. 17, Cleveland Browns linebacker Craig Robertson is active and expected to play against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.
Robertson, who was listed as "questionable" for the game on Friday's injury report, is among the team leaders with 70 total tackles, 51 solo stops, 19 assists and three sacks. He has also forced one fumble and recovered another in 10 games played.
The Browns have deactivated quarterbacks Brandon Weeden and Alex Tanney, offensive linemen Martin Wallace, Garrett Gilkey and Reid Fragel, tight end Keavon Milton and wide receiver Josh Cooper for today's game.
Inactive Patriots players include rookie wide receivers Aaron Dobson (foot injury) and Kenbrell Thompkins (foot), who have combined for 67 catches.
Also inactive are running back Brandon Bolden, whose absence from practice Friday wasn't injury related, tight end Michael Hoomanawanui and tackle Marcus Cannon. Cleveland's inactive players include offensive linemen Martin Wallace, Garrett Gilkey and Reid Fragel.