FOXBORO -- The Patriots had full attendance for Tuesday's practice in full pads at Gillette Stadium in preparation for Saturday night's playoff game against the Denver Broncos. This marks the long-awaited returns of Logan Mankins and Sebastian Vollmer.
Also presentwas Josh McDaniels, who wore a blue Patriots hooded sweatshirt while talking to Bill Belichick on the sideline during the team's stretching session.
Paul Pierce played his final NBA game on Sunday night, marking the end to his 19-year career.
After the game, Pierce's former Celtics teammate, Antoine Walker, congratulated him on a "great career" saying, "HALL OF FAME NEXT"
Pierce and Walker were teammates for six seasons with the Green Team.
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Jared Carrabis discuss if the Red Sox now have a leadership problem in their clubhouse without the veteran presence of David Ortiz.