While I don't think him being inaccurate on these things really matters..
McDaniel: "Tua will do everything he can to play. Happy with the way he’s, so far, progressed. And feel very optimistic because of how he’s going about it."
McDermott: "We're constantly evaluating and when we have something definitive we'll let you know. I can't give you a timeline until we know more."
Belichick: "I can neither confirm nor deny if that player is still alive."
All of the other AFC East teams have a significant injury or injuries and none of them have this strange difficulty with communicating about them.