Patrick Chung, Deion Branch up in air

Updated: November 5, 2010, 6:52 PM ET
By Mike Reiss |

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung and receiver Deion Branch, who were game-time decisions for last week's win over the Minnesota Vikings, are listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.

Chung tested his injured knee on the field last Sunday, but didn't pass the final test to play. Branch was limited to 24 snaps because of a hamstring injury. Both were limited in practice throughout this week.

A questionable designation means the players have a 50-50 chance of suiting up for the game.

Elsewhere, rookie inside linebacker Brandon Spikes was limited in Friday's practice with a knee injury. He is listed as probable.

As expected, veteran running back Fred Taylor (toe injury) and safety Jarrad Page (calf) were ruled out for the game.

For the Browns, defensive linemen Kenyon Coleman (knee) and Shaun Rogers (ankle) are questionable, while quarterback Seneca Wallace (ankle) is listed as questionable after sitting out practice Friday.

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Mike Reiss

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