Per the Boston Herald, the Patriots plan to have Amendola (who is officially listed as questionable this week) test out his sprained left knee Saturday before deciding whether the wideout will travel to Denver for Sunday night's game against the Broncos.
Despite Tony Romo's latest season-ending injury and an increasingly small chance at the postseason, the Cowboys don't have any intention of shutting Bryant (foot/knee) down to let him heal, DallasCowboys.com reports. "He needs to practice. He needs to play," owner/GM Jerry Jones said Friday. "That's the best thing for Dez... We missed a lot with his contract negotiation in the spring and training camp. What Dez needs is repetition, practice repetitions, in-game repetitions, that'll make him a better player for the future."
Towns scored just seven points with eight rebounds and played just 21 minutes in Friday's win over Sacramento. Head coach Sam Mitchell said that he will try to give Towns rest where possible, according to T-Wolves broadcaster Jim Peterson.
Dickerson produced 13 points, nine rebounds, an assist, a team-high three steals and a block Friday as Washington edged out Charlotte 71-66 in the seventh-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas.