Patriots-Steelers practice report

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Patriots-Steelers practice report

FOXBORO The bye week certainly healed a number of bumps and bruises for the New England Patriots, evidenced by linebacker Dane Fletcher (thumb) being the only player on the injury report unable to practice on Wednesday.

Linebacker Jerod Mayo, who may return to action this week from the knee injury that has sidelined him since the first half of the Oct. 2 game against Oakland, was listed as a limited practice participant.

The full list for both the Patriots and the Steelers:

PATRIOTS

DID NOT PARTICIPATE: LB Dane Fletcher (thumb).
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: S Josh Barrett (thumb), CB Leigh Bodden (thumb), CB Ras-I Dowling (hip), RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (toe), DL Albert Haynesworth (back), LB Jerod Mayo (knee), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back).

STEELERS

DID NOT PARTICIPATE: LB James Harrison (eye), T Chris Hoke (neck), G Doug Legursky (toe), WR Hines Ward (ankle), LB Jason Worilds (quadricep).

LIMITED PARTICIPATION: LB James Farrior (calf).

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Chiefs hold off Raiders 21-13 to take control of AFC West

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THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Chiefs hold off Raiders 21-13 to take control of AFC West

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tyreek Hill had touchdowns receiving and on a punt return, Kansas City's defense made life miserable for Oakland quarterback Derek Carr, and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 21-13 on a frigid Thursday night to take control of the AFC West.

Charcandrick West also had a touchdown run for the Chiefs (10-3). They moved into a first-place tie with Oakland (10-3) but holds the tiebreaker with two wins over their longtime divisional rival.

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