FOXBORO -- The Patriots practiced in full pads on Wednesday inside the Gillette Stadium bubble, and three players were missing from the beginning of the session.
Linebacker Brandon Spikes, offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer, and running back Stevan Ridley were all absent.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
DID NOT PRACTICE: RB Stevan Ridley (not injury related), LB Brandon Spikes(knee), T Sebastian Vollmer (backfoot).
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: CB Kyle Arrington (foot), S Patrick Chung (foot), C Dan Connolly (groin), WR Julian Edelman (back), LB Dane Fletcher (thumb), S James Ihedigbo (shoulder), CB Devin McCourty (shoulder), WR Matthew Slater (shoulder), RB Shave Vereen (hamstring), WR Wes Welker (knee), C Ryan Wendell (calf), RB Danny Woodhead (abdomen).
DID NOT PARTICIPATE: DL Chris Baker (quad), S LaRon Landry (groin), DT Chris Neild (not injury related), P Sav Rocca (left ankle).
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: WR Terrence Austin (hamstring), DE Stephen Bowen (knee), T Jammal Brown (hip), LB London Fletcher (ankle), S DeJon Gomes, CB DeAngelo Hall (back), G Maurice Hurt (knee).
FULL PARTICIPATION: QB Rex Grossman (left shoulder), FB Darrel Young (head).