Back at practice, Tom Brady says he feels great

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FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady wasn’t willing to give a full medical explanation as to why he missed practice Wednesday, but after participating in Thursday’s workout — much to the relief of Patriots fans — the quarterback looked and sounded healthier than he had been the week before, and said he’d be ready for Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the Broncos.

“It was nothing. I feel great. Nothing at all,” said Brady, who half-jokingly directed reporters asking about his absence to Wednesday’s injury report, which listed “illness.”

“[It] was good to be out there with the guys and had a good day of practice.”

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