He was able to practice this week, but said he was unsure if he would play in Sunday’s game. However, it appears as though New England is comfortable with him being available for their Week 7 match up against the Jets.
LaFell, 28, is in the second year of his three-year, $9 million contract that included a $3 million signing bonus. He stands to make base salaries of $1.8 million and $2.4 million over the next two years.
In 2014, LaFell appeared in all 16 games for the Patriots and caught 74 passes for 953 yards receiving and seven touchdowns. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 36 receiver out of 110 qualifying players.