FOXBORO -- Patriots rookie linebacker Dont'a Hightower returned to game action on Sunday against the Jets, after missing the previous two games with a hamstring injury.
Thursday's practice participation and injury report:
FOXBORO -- The Patriots got back to business with a shorts and shells practice on the lower fields Wednesday.
Tom E. Curran and Jerod Mayo discuss the upcoming game against the Jets. Mayo explains what it takes to defend the wildcat offense.
FOXBORO -- Give Vince Wilfork credit. At least he was diplomatic.