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:
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).
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).