More details are coming to light about the nature of the hand injury New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suffered prior to Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium.
During Saturday's edition of Good Morning Football, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Brady cut his hand in a collision with running back Rex Burkhead during practice Wednesday:
Michael Felger NBC Sports Boston reported Friday that Brady cut his knuckle on a helmet and it required four stitches, via James Stewart of 98.5 The Sports Hub.
After sitting out practice Thursday, Brady was a limited participant the next day, and the Patriots officially listed him as questionable for the AFC title game. He was seen wearing gloves on both of his hands during a press conference Friday, per ESPN's Adam Schefter.
If Brady is unable to play or suffers a setback against the Jaguars, backup Brian Hoyer, who signed with New England on Nov. 1 after his release from the San Francisco 49ers, will take the reins.
The Patriots are seeking their second straight appearance in the Super Bowl and their eighth since Brady took over as the starting quarterback in 2001.