The Patriots were without five players at Wednesday's practice. Seven others were limited participants.
Cornerback Kyle Arrington (concussion), safety Patrick Chung (hand), tight end Aaron Hernandez (knee), tackle Sebastian Vollmer (back) and defensive lineman Mike Wright (concussion) were all out.
The limited participants were cornerback Ras-I Dowling (hip), tight end Dan Gronkowski (hamstring), linebacker Gary Guyton (hamstring), linebacker Jerod Mayo (thigh), punter Zoltan Mesko (left knee), receiver Taylor Price (hamstring) and offensive lineman Ryan Wendell (calf).
Safety Josh Barrett (thumb), cornerback Leigh Bodden (hand) and Dane Fletcher (thumb) were all full participants.