Devin McCourty was given full clearance to return to action on Monday after his concussion eight days earlier against the Ravens.
McCourty, who made a limited practice appearance last Friday, was back out at Patriots practice on Wednesday. McCourty missed the regular-season finale against the Bills. McCourty speaks in some detail about the NFL's concussion protocols on Quick Slants Wednesday night at 8 p.m.
Missing from practice according to media reports were Alfonzo Dennard, Logan Mankins, Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce