Patriots without Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman for regular season finale

The Patriots are playing only those who are 100-percent healthy as the close out the regular season against the Buffalo Bills.

That means that wide receiver Julian Edelman and tight end Rob Gronkowsi will be sittingon the bench in a meaningless game against the Bills.

With home field advantage locked up thoughout the playoffs the Patriots are playing the avoid injury game.

Other players who have been declared inactive against the Bills are RB Jonas Gray, OG Dan Connolly, OT Sebastian Vollmer, LB Donta Hightower and CB Brandon Browner.