Whether he plays football when he’s in South Florida this weekend remains to be seen.Mike Giardi of the NFL reports that Brown has joined his new teammates for their game in Miami against the Dolphins.That doesn’t mean he’s definitely playing http://www.patriotslockerroom.com/authentic-patrick-chung-jersey , however. Every team deactivates seven members of its active roster every week. (Also, there’s a chance that Brown will be on the active roster and not play, like Malcolm Butler in Super Bowl LII.)Brown has practiced all week, and as explained on NBC’s last week whether Brown actually plays depends on whether and to what extent he learns the playbook and acclimates to the offense. There could be a limited package of plays. He could be a decoy. Or he could be fully immersed.Last year, receiver Josh Gordon sat out his first game with the Patriots after being traded to New England from Cleveland.On Friday, coach Bill Belichick declined to delve into those details. Why would he? The uncertainty could help the Patriots win the game by Stephen Gostkowski Jersey , you know, 50 points instead of 30.Week 1 Patriots vs Texans Thursday injury report: Rookie cornerback Duke Dawson lone player absent The NFL regular season will open later today, but the New England Patriots are not participating in the kickoff game after losing the Super Bowl. Instead, the team will play its first game on Sunday: the Houston Texans will visit Foxboro in a rematch of the 2016 divisional playoffs. Today, the two teams released their second injury reports leading up to the matchup. Check them out:Did not participateAfter being limited yesterday, Duke Dawson did not participate in today’s walkthrough session. The second-round rookie Womens Duke Dawson Jersey , who has been dealing with his hamstring issue since training camp, appears to be on his way to inactivity on Sunday. Considering the Patriots’ depth at the cornerback position, the team is well equipped to handle Dawson’s potential absence.[UPDATE] After the Patriots released their injury report, Dawson has been placed on injured reserve.Limited participationWhile Dawson was downgraded today, both Jacob Hollister and Sony Michel remained limited in their participation. Houston, meanwhile http://www.patriotslockerroom.com/authentic-trent-brown-jersey , added Sammie Coates to its injury report as one of five Texans dealing with a hamstring issue.Full participationAfter being limited yesterday, Ja’Whaun Bentley was a full participant today. Consequently he should be expected to be active on Sunday – the same goes for starting right tackle Marcus Cannon and special teams Nate Ebner.