Derek Carr will be without his top tight end target Sunday as the Raiders take on the Chargers in Oakland. - From CSN Bay Area
Clive Walford was deemed inactive with a knee injury a week after Lee Smith suffered a season-ending ankle injury, leaving Mychal Rivera and practice-squad promotion Ryan O’Malley as Sunday’s only healthy tight ends.
Latavius Murray was ruled out earlier this week with a toe injury.
Cleveland has dropped seven straight and 14 of 15 going back to last season, and Browns coach Hue Jackson is running out of quarterbacks after rookie Cody Kessler was knocked out in the first half with rib and chest injuries.
Brady completed his first pass to his favorite target, Edelman, and he connected twice on New England's opening drive with Gronkowski, who sidestepped a couple of tacklers and looked like the indomitable "Gronk" as he bulled his way to the Cleveland 1 before Blount scored.
With fans sitting near the tunnel chanting, "Bra-dy, Bra-dy," the star stared ahead as he slowly walked from the locker room with Jimmy Garoppolo, who started two games in his absence.