Vollmer exited in the first quarter, and would not return. He was replaced by recent free-agent addition LaAdrian Waddle, who also sustained an injury.
The 31-year-old is not expected to play in New England’s season finale against the Dolphins. If Waddle is unable to go, Cameron Fleming would get the start.
The Patriots need a win on Sunday to clinch the No. 1 seed in the AFC.
- Kenny Ducey
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