Super Bowl bye week: Thursday practice report

Unlike yesterday, when the NFL required the Patriots and Giants to release injury reports for practices that didn’t occur, both teams did practice today. As said earlier, the only guy not on the field for New England was TE Rob Gronkowski (ankle); New York had seven players listed as did not practice.

PATRIOTS
Did not participate

TE Rob Gronkowski – ankle

Limited participation
WR Deion Branch – knee
OL Marcus Cannon – ankle
S Patrick Chung – foot
S James Ihedigbo – shoulder
DL Kyle Love – ankle
G Logan Mankins – knee
LB Rob Ninkovich – hip
LB Brandon Spikes – knee
OT Sebastian Vollmer – back/foot
WR Wes Welker – knee
LB Tracy White – abdomen

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Full participation
C Dan Connolly – groin
WR Matthew Slater – shoulder

The Patriots have removed Nate Solder (concussion), Aaron Hernandez (concussion), Dane Fletcher (thumb) and Kyle Arrington (foot) from their report; all were on the final injury report before the AFC title game.

GIANTS
Did not participate

C David Bass – abdomen/neck
LB Chase Blackburn – calf
CB Will Blackmon – knee
RB Ahmad Bradshaw – foot
WR Hakeem Nicks – shoulder
CB Corey Webster – hamstring
LB Jacquian Williams – foot

Limited participation
DE Osi Umeniyora – ankle/knee

Full participation
S Tyler Sash – concussion