The Patriots and Dolphins' practice and participation reports for Thursday:
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
DID NOT PARTICIPATE: CB Marquice Cole (finger).
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: S Patrick Chung (shoulderhamstring), G Dan Connolly (back), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstringknee), DB Nate Ebner (hamstring), TE Rob Gronkowski (forearmhip), TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstringshoulder), DE Chandler Jones (ankle), WR Brandon Lloyd (knee), DT Kyle Love (knee), G Logan Mankins (anklecalf), LB Jerod Mayo (elbow), OL Nick McDonald (shoulder), LB Mike Rivera (ankle), OT Nate Solder (abdomen), LB Brandon Spikes (knee), CB Aqib Talib (hip), OT Sebastian Vollmer (backknee), WR Wes Welker (ankle), LB Tracy White (elbow).
DID NOT PARTICIPATE: WR Davone Bess (back), DT Randy Starks (not injury related).
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: CB Nolan Carroll (knee), S Reshad Jones (hip), LB Koa Misi (ankle), CB Sean Smith (knee).
FULL PARTICIPATION: WR Armon Binns (groin), LB Karlos Dansby (biceps), WR Brian Hartline (back).