Pats won't need to worry about Boldin

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The sledding just got a little smoother for the New England Patriots.

Arizona Cardinals receiver Anquan Boldin won't be playing Sunday in snowy and slick Gillette Stadium. The Cardinals have deactivated their dangerous Pro Bowl receiver.

Notable from the Patriots' inactive list is that Pro Bowl tackle Matt Light isn't on it. He will play despite a shoulder problem that limited him in practice all week.

Here are the rest of the scratches for the game:



Elsewhere in the AFC East, the Miami Dolphins have scratched leading tackler Channing Crowder from their game with the Kansas City Chiefs because of a knee injury that limited him in practice.